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Sunflower University Starts Up in 2022!

Learn from the top experts in the sunflower industry

Nuseed is proud to host Sunflower University
– You’re invited to a Free workshop –

January 11th, 2022
9:30 am (CST)
Attend in-person or online!

This will be a hybrid workshop that is in-person and a virtual webinar that educates sunflower growers and industry leaders with the latest sunflower research, innovations, and agronomics.



Dr. Jarrad Prasifka, Sunflower and Plant Biology Research Entomologist |USDA-ARS

– Sunflower insect pests: recent trends and future directions


Dr. Bob Harveson, Professor & Extension Pathology Specialist |University of Nebraska, Scottsbluff 

– Rhizopus Head Rot of Sunflower   


Jason Hanson, Private Consultant | Rock N Roll Agronomy

– Desiccate to Accelerate


Dr. Page Klug, Supervisory Research Wildlife Biologist |USDA-APHIS-WS NWRC, North Dakota Field Station

– The fight against blackbirds: radars, drones and cannons 


Russ Weise, District Sales Manager | General Implement  

Nardi Sunflower Headers: Why Harvest Equipment Matters  


Robert Deraas, General Manager | Scoular Special Crops

– Market Updates 


Dr. Todd Gaines, Molecular Weed Science Associate Professor | Colorado State University

– International Weed Genomics Consortium: A collaborative effort to combat crop-threatening weeds.


Dr. Daniel Humburg, Retired SDSU Extension Agronomy & South Dakota State University Ag Engineer Professor, Creator of FireStop | Colorado State University

Combine Fires:  Research, Experience, and Commercial Products 


Mike Boltz, Senior Merchant, Sunflower & Bird Food | Scoular Special Crops

– Market Updates