Montana State University

Southern Agricultural Research Center

"Serving the Land Grant Mission in South Central Montana"

Research Centers

2016 Field Day, You Are Invited!

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Agenda

TimeItem
9:00 amPublic Registration and Welcome
Tour 1
9:30 amMorning Tours
9:30 amMr. Michael Bestwick, MSU Land Resources and Environmental Sciences Dept., Yellow Pea Protein Study.
9:35 amDr. Kent McVay, MSU/MAES Southern Ag. Research Center., Interaction of Nitrogen Fertility with Select Malt Barley Cultivars.
9:55 amMs. Liz Elmore, MSU Plant Science & Plant Pathology Dept., Irrigated and Dryland Spring Barley Breeding for Irrigated and Dryland Environments in Montana.
10:15 amDr. Bob Stougaard, MSU/MAES Northwestern Ag. Research Center., The Orange Wheat Blossom Midge in Montana.
10:35 amDr. Luther Talbert, MSU Plant Science & Plant Pathology Dept., Advances in Spring Wheat Cultivar Development for Montana.
10:55 amDr. Phil Bruckner, MSU Plant Science & Plant Pathology Dept., Winter Wheat Breeding/Variety Improvements.
11:15 amDrs. Jessica Rupp (MSU Plant Science & Plant Pathology Dept.) and Ken Kephart, Managing Rhizoctonia Crown and Root Rot in Sugar Beet Production.
Tour 2
9:30 amDr. Prashant Jha, MSU/MAES Southern Ag. Research Center, Fall soil-residual herbicide use for weed control and rotational pulse crop safety in wheat-pulse rotation.
9:30 amDr. Prashant Jha, MSU/MAES Southern Ag. Research Center, Spring soil-residual herbicides for managing glyphosate-resistant weeds in wheat-fallow rotation.
9:55 amDr. Prashant Jha, MSU/MAES Southern Ag. Research Center, Fitness cost endowed by glyphosate selection in glyphosate-resistant kochia.
10:10 amDr. Prashant Jha, MSU/MAES Southern Ag. Research Center, Precision weed control using advanced optics and sensor-based technologies.
10:30 amDr. Kent McVay, MSU/MAES Southern Central Ag. Research Center, Cover Crop Research.
10:50 amDr. Prashant Jha, MSU/MAES Southern Ag. Research Center, Update on new weed control options in pulse crops and wheat-fallow.
11:30 amLunch
12:00 pmNoon Program
1:30 to 3:30 pmAfternoon Tours (repeat of the morning program)