Field Pea Production Workshop, Nov. 4 in Culbertson, Neb.
A Field Pea Production Workshop will be held on Friday, Nov. 4 in Culbertson, Neb., at the Ag Complex Building on Railroad Street. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. CDT. The workshop will end at 3 p.m.
The workshop is hosted by K-State Research and Extension, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension, Colorado State University Extension, the University of Wyoming, and USDA-SARE (Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education).
8:30 a.m.: Welcome and registration
9-9:30 a.m.: Market updates and sponsor/exhibitor updates
Ben Dutton – Data and trends that favor the production of field peas
9:30-10:45 a.m.: Why grow field peas?
Strahinja Stepanovic – Outline and rationale
Rodrigo Werle – Soil nutrients, microbial activity, and soil infiltration
Julie Peterson – Beneficial insects
Tony Adesemoye – Beneficial microbes and diseases to watch for
Chuck Burr and Daran Rudnick – Water use, yield, yield quality, and economics
Lucas Haag – Field pea as a fallow alternative
11 a.m.-Noon: Growing peas, Part 1
Dipak Santra – Field pea varieties for Nebraska
Lucas Haag – Kansas variety testing and seeding rate studies
Rodrigo and Strahinja – Seeding rates, seeding depth, and inoculants
Cody Creech – Herbicide options in field peas
Lunch: Nutrition facts about peas
12:45-2 p.m.: Growing peas, Part 2
Ron Meyer – Peas grown for forage
Carrie Ann Eberle – Winter pea performance in Wyoming
2-3 p.m.: Hands-on exercise
Matt Stockton – Selecting the most profitable crop rotation
Registration is free. Participants should register by Oct. 30. Call Nebraska Extension, Hitchcock County at 308-334-5666 or email Strahinja Stepanovic, firstname.lastname@example.org
Online registration is available at:
Sponsors include Great Northern Ag, Pulse USA, Gavilon, AgriForce Seed, Prairie Sky Seed, Luhrs Certified Seed, Green Cover Seed, and Arrow Seed.
For more information, contact Lucas Haag, Northwest Area Crops and Soils Specialist at email@example.com
Lucas Haag, Northwest Area Crops and Soils Specialist