• UNL Winter Wheat Variety Trial Tours 2021 Field Tours

    The University of Nebraska Lincoln will hold its 2021 winter wheat variety trial field tours June 8-17, 2021. Locations include: Fairbury, Grant, McCook, Sidney, Banner County, Hemingford, and Chappell.



    2021-06-08 - 2021-06-17

  • UMN NWROC Crops and Soils Day 2021

    The UMN NWROC will hold its 2021 Crops and Soils Day on July 21.

  • Cornell Small Grains Virtual Field Day

    The Cornell Small Grains Field day will again be held virtually this year. This event will be held via Zoom on June 3 at 10am-12pm ET. For more information and Zoom instructions please visit: https://blogs.cornell.edu/ccefieldcropnews/2021/05/19/2021-small-grains-management-virtual-field-day-to-be-held-june-3rd/#Join_Zoom_Meeting


    • Welcome and ground rules – Gary Bergstrom and Jenn Thomas-Murphy
    • 2021 Crop development and management observations, Cornell Cooperative Extension Field Crops EducatorsMike Stanyard to lead
    • Updates on recommended grain varieties, and availability of seed, Mark Sorrells, Phil Atkins
    • Seed dormancy and pre-harvest sprouting resistance in malt barley, Karl Kunze, Travis Rooney
    • Identification of problematic weeds in small grains, Caroline Marschner
    • Updates on integrated disease and mycotoxin management in small grains, Gary Bergstrom, Jennifer Starr
    • USDA-OREI Value-added grains project, Mark Sorrells, Kay McNeary
    • Updates, announcements, and comments from attendees, [incl. market conditions, new products and services] 

  • 2021 Cornell Seed Growers Field Day

    Thursday, 1 July 2021

    For seed growers, seed treatment applicators, and other seed professionals

    Place: NYSIP Foundation Seed Barn, 791 Dryden Rd., Rt. 366, Ithaca, NY

    Time: 8:30 AM - 12:00 Noon ET


    8:30-8:55         Registration, coffee, & networking

    8:55                 Introduction, begin tour                                                                                                         

    9:00-10:00       Small Grains: Breeding for Quality and Pest Resistance                     Mark Sorrells

    10:00-10:30     Small Grain, Forage, and Hemp Disease Management                    Gary Bergstrom

    10:30-10:45     Certified and Foundation Seed Update, Seed Treatment Survey             Phil Atkins

    10:45-12:00     Forage and Cover Crop Varieties, Pest Management, Breeding       Virginia Moore

    12:00               Adjourn

    DEC and CCA continuing education credits requested.   

    Margaret Smith (607-255-1654, mes25@cornell.edu) for the Field Day Planning Committee