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May 23, 2018

Highwood Bench Soil Acidity Management Field Day

MSU Central Agricultural Research Center (CARC) and MSU Extension will be hosting a field day on the Highwood Bench on Wednesday, June 20, from 10:00 a.m. to noon. The field day will take place approximately one mile east of the Long farm on 1221 Shonkin Road.

The field day will begin with a tour of the CARC cereal, pea and canola plots, which have been seeded in low pH soil to determine tolerance to soil acidity.

Dr. Jamie Sherman (MSU Barley Breeder) will cover barley varieties at the test plot. In addition, she will discuss a hill plot...

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