Join us for an informational webinar session about the Rosholt Research Farm’s current research trials. The Rosholt Research Farm Virtual Field Day will be held on Thursday, August 20, 2020 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. via Zoom.
A great line-up of speakers has committed to participating in the event representing: University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota Extension, Minnesota Department of Agriculture, Forever Green, Agricultural Utilization Research Institute, and Pope and Stearns Soil and Water Conservation Districts. Minnesota Department of Agriculture Commissioner Thom Peterson will share opening remarks on the agenda.
Current research trials to be addressed during the webinar include: Kernza perennial grain, nitrogen fertilizer applications, cover crop and living mulches, and irrigation water management practices.
Pre-registration is required. https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYodu2opzsqHNcSLsUdaPYrX_zcP53gK-kq. Participants are encouraged to register by August 18th.
We are excited to offer this year’s event on Zoom. Zoom is a cloud-based video communications app that allows live chats and collaborative capabilities. Participants will want to visit Zoom before the meeting to download the app to your computer or tablet.
The event is organized by Pope and Stearns Soil and Water Conservation Districts and the Minnesota Department of Agriculture.
Funding for the work at Rosholt has been funded by the Minnesota Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund as recommended by the Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources (LCCMR), Minnesota Department of Agriculture Agricultural Fertilizer Research and Education Council (AFREC), and the Clean Water Fund as a part of the Clean Water, Land, and Legacy Amendment. For more information visit www.lccmr.leg.mn and www.legacy.mn.gov/clean-water-fund.
For more information contact Holly Kovarik, Pope SWCD at 320-634-5327, www.popeswcd.org.
To review presentations prior to the virtual field day, visit: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1WBj94RlA0seB0Dq1ZnsPitzevfI84PeB?usp=sharing