Peas growing well at farm in Montana

Welcome to the Pulse

Crop Tour in Richland, Mont., on July 1, starting with a welcome at 9:30 a.m.

Here is the agenda:

9:35—9:50 a.m.: Dr. Chengci Chen (EARC Superintendent) Pulse plot update

9:50—10:10 a.m.: Dr. Bill Franck (EARC Research Scientist) Pulse plot research

10:10—12:10 Break into groups

Rotate through stations - 1/2 hour each:

1. Carmen Murphy (Grad student under Mary

Burrows) Aphanomyces, sampling, and

submission protocols

2. Derek Lewis (MSU Research Associate) Pulse Breeding Program

3. Kate Vogel (North40 Ag) Cover crops in NE MT

4. Dr. David Wheeler (Pulse Diagnostic Lab

Director) Lab tests, sampling and submis-sion, and disease resources

5. Dr. Bill Franck (EARC Research Scientist)

Micronutrient response in pulse crops

12:10—1:00 p.m.- Catered Lunch

1:00—1:30 p.m.:Luke Dighans (Pro-Coop Agronomy)

Factors Affecting Nodulation

1:30—2:30 Dr. Brian Jenks (NDSU)—Herbicide

Resistance Management

2:30—3:30 p.m. :Dr. Frankie Crutcher—Pulse Disease

Management and Fungicide Response

3:30—3:45 p.m.: Evaluation and Conclusion

How to find the plot tour?

Take Richland Frazer Road south from Richland to 1 mile south of Tarum road, turn west on Phil-lips Road for 1/4 mile to first approach on south side of the road. Plot is 50 yards from approach