BALTIC, S.D. — A whopping 10,000 people are likely to attend the annual Ag PhD Field Day, at the Hefty family's farm 10 miles north of Sioux Falls. The event is staged Thursday, July 26, on a farm at 47669 252nd St., Baltic, S.D. The tour includes 30 acres of demonstration plots and is the largest one-day farm field day in the Dakotas and Minnesota. The event typically draws visitors from 40 states and as many as 15 countries.
FARGO – Cheap is not sustainable. Low commodity prices will tempt farmers to cut back on weed control, but it won't work to rely on a single mode of action for multiple years, said Jason Norsworthy, a University of Arkansas weed scientist, speaking recently at a Regional Weed Resistance Conference in Fargo.