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Top soybean experts lead Jan. 18 event

Media contact:

Linda Geist
Writer
University of Missouri Extension
Phone: 573-882-9185
Email: GeistLi@missouri.edu

Published: Monday, Jan. 9, 2017

Story source:

Anthony Ohmes, 573-243-3581

MINER, Mo. – Top soybean experts from the University of Missouri and the University of Kentucky headline the Jan. 18 Soybean Crop Management Conference at the Miner Convention Center.

MU Extension specialist Bill Wiebold shares his research on which soybean maturity varieties fared best  in research from southeastern Missouri. Entomologist Moneen Jones of the MU Fisher Delta Research Center in Portageville tells of two new invasive soybean pests.

Soybean geneticist Grover Shannon gives an update on soybean varieties. Jim Heiser offers new information on understanding labeling for new weed control technologies. Agricultural business specialist David Reinbott provides a grain marketing outlook.

The Missouri Soybean Council provides lunch for the day. Christine Tew will give updates from the Missouri Soybean Merchandising Council and Missouri Soybean Association.

To register, contact Anthony Ohmes at 573-243-3581 or Reinbott at 573-545-3516.