Northern Ag Expo set for Nov. 28-29

FARGO, N.D. -- The 47th NDAA Northern Ag Expo comes to the Fargodome in Fargo, N.D., on Nov. 28-29, signaling the start of the winter farm shows and meetings.

FARGO, N.D. - The 47th NDAA Northern Ag Expo comes to the Fargodome in Fargo, N.D., on Nov. 28-29, signaling the start of the winter farm shows and meetings.

The free show runs from 8:30 a.m to 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday and 8:30 a.m to 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

The show is the run by the North Dakota Agricultural Association, whose members cover fertilizer, seed and crop protection providers, as well as related equipment and services. There are 200 exhibitors, which is about capacity, says Gary Knutson, NDAA executive director.

"It's kind of a good endorsement of the ag tech world that the innovations are fitting the needs," he says.

All seminars this year will be held in the upstairs rooms at the east side of the Fargodome. Here are educational topics known so far and room numbers:


Tuesday, Nov. 28:

10 a.m.: Room 201 - Levi Otis, Ellingson Companies, tiling regulations; Room 202 - Curt Woolfolk, senior agronomist, Mosaic Company, balancing crop nutrients and micronutrients; Room 203 - Jay Goos, North Dakota State University soil scientist, soybean seed selection and iron chlorosis; Room 204 - John Nowatzki, NDSU Extension ag machine specialist, economics of drone use on the farm.

11 a.m.: Room 201 - Duane Fierstine, Hagie/RDO and Trevor Langhals, Unverferth, liquid nutrient application benefits; Room 202 - Frayne Olson, NDSU Extension grain marketing specialist, marketing 2017 and 2018 crops; Room 203, University of Nebraska researchers, "A close Look at Dicamba Issues;" and Room 204 - NDSU soil scientists Dave Franzen and Abby Wick, 2018 cover crop research.

Noon: Room 201 - Mark Ewen, Prairieland Weather, weather outlook 2018.

2 p.m.: Room 201 - Scott Kreli, Raven Industries, pesticide application technology and documentation; Room 202 - University of Nebraska researchers, dicamba review; Room 203 - Frayne Olson, Randy Martinson, Martinson Ag Risk Management; and Chad Hart, Iowa State University, "Selling Your Soybean Crop;" and Room 203 - Michael Gust, Fargo attorney, agronomy dealer risks, crop liens and inventory.


8 a.m.: Rooms 202-203 - Pesticide recertification.

10 a.m.: Room 201 - Doug Goehring, North Dakota agriculture commissioner, "Update on 2018 North Dakota Dicamba Label."


11 a.m.: Room 201 - Matt Willard, The Funding Farm, soybean crushing plant investments; Room 204 - Jay Goos, NDSU, soybean iron chlorosis.

Noon: Room 201 - Beverly Paul, American Soybean Association and Jon Doggett, executive vice president, National Corn Growers Association, federal farm bill and possibility trade topics.

1 p.m.: Sam Markell, NDSU Extension plant pathologist, discusses nematode management.

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