UNL CropWatch March 17, 2011: Sunflower Production Meetings March 21, 22
March 17, 2011
UNL Extension will host two meetings in March to explore various aspects of growing and marketing sunflowers. Topics will include:
- Why grow sunflowers?
- What to expect in the future for sunflower production
- How much risk is involved in growing sunflowers?
- Why oilseeds?
Larry Kleingartner, director of the National Sunflower Association will speak on “Status of sunflower markets — What can producers expect and where are the markets headed?”
The meetings, sponsored by UNL Extension in Box Butte and Cheyenne counties, are scheduled for:
March 21, 10 a.m. - noon
South Platte Natural Resources District Office, 551 Parkland Dr., Sidney
March 22, 10 a.m. - noon
UNL Extension Office, 415 Black Hills Avd., Alliance
For more information, contact UNL Extension Educators
- Bill Booker, Box Butte County, (308) 762-5616
- Karen DeBoer, Cheyenne County, (308) 254-4455