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Draper Winter Wheat Meeting Aug. 24
South Dakota Ag Connection - 08/11/2017

The Jones County Crop Improvement Association and SDSU Extension will host the 29th Annual Winter Wheat meeting at Draper, Aug. 24.

The event will be held in the Draper City Auditorium and will begin at 6 p.m. (CDT).

Registration is not required. A meal is served prior to the program and is sponsored by numerous area businesses.

"This meeting is a long standing tradition among winter wheat producers," said Ruth Beck, SDSU Extension Agronomy Field Specialist of the meeting which provides producers with the most recent wheat variety trial results and information on winter wheat production in South Dakota.

Speakers for the 2017 event include; Chris Graham, SDSU Extension Agronomist from Rapid City, who will discuss the 2017 SDSU Winter Wheat Variety Trial results and other ongoing wheat research in South Dakota.

Stan Boltz, Soil Health Specialist with the NRCS in Huron, who will share tips on how to best manage saline affected areas.

The South Dakota Wheat Commission and S.D. Wheat Inc. will also be represented at this event.

For more information call the SDSU Extension Regional Center in Pierre at 605-773-8120 or email Beck.

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