Southeast Research Farm will host Summer Research Day July 8, 2014 at the farm (29974 University Road, Beresford SD; location is 6 miles west of Beresford on Highway 46 and 2.75 miles south on University Road).

This Research Day will feature field tours, a producer panel as well as presentations by SDSU Extension staff, SDSU faculty and NRCS personnel. This Research Day is open to the public.

Field tours will start at 1:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m., and 6 p.m. Indoor presentations will start at 3:30 p.m. and repeat at 6 p.m.

Speakers and topics

Multi-Hybrid Planter presented by Peter Sexton, Southeast Farm Supervisor, SDSU Plant Science;

Tiling presented by Chris Hay, Assistant Professor & SDSU Extension Water Management Engineer;

Soil Health presented by Sara Berg, Research Assistant within SDSU Plant Science Dept.;

Corn Nitrogen Response presented by Eric Barsness, NRCS;

Cover Crops Interseeded into Soybeans and Soybean On-Farm Research presented by Greig Reicks, Research Associate, SDSU Plant Science;

Nitrogen Timing in Corn presented by Anthony Bly, SDSU Extension Soils Field Specialist;

Weed Control Options presented by Paul Johnson, SDSU Extension Weed Science Coordinator and Darrell Deneke, SDSU Extension IPM Coordinator;

Selecting Winter Wheat Lines for Ability to Compete with Weeds presented by David Karki, SDSU Plant Science;

Climate Weather Update presented by Dennis Todey, SDSU Extension Climate Specialist, SDSU Ag & Biosystems Engineering;

Soybean Pest Update presented by Kelley Tilmon, SDSU Extension Soybean Entomology Specialist;

BT Resistance and Corn Rootworms presented by Ada Szczepaniec, SDSU Extension Entomology Specialist;

Phosphorus Cycling presented by Howard Woodard, SDSU Plant Science;

Soybean Disease Updates presented by Emmanuel Byamukama, SDSU Extension Plant Pathologist;

Soil Microbial Activity and Cover Crops presented by Mike Lehman, USDA-ARS; and

Twin Row Soybeans and Lupines presented by Brad Rops, Operations Manager, Southeast Farm, SDSU.


A producer panel will discuss and take audience questions on "No-Till Crop Management" during supper hour.