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2021 Short Course

Crop Pest Management Short Course and Minnesota Crop Production Retailers Trade Show to be held at the Minneapolis Hilton Hotel, December 7-9, 2021.

Registration is open!

2021 Golf Outing

Recently, over sixty-five golfers descended on Dacotah Ridge Golf Club in Morton, MN for the annual MCPR Golf Outing. After the event was cancelled last year due to the pandemic, MCPR members were thrilled to re-connect in person while enjoying each other’s company and a round of golf in a beautiful prairieland setting located in southwestern Minnesota.

The Minnesota Crop Production Retailers (MCPR) Names a New Executive Director

The Minnesota Crop Production Retailers announced Patrick Murray as its new Executive Director. Murray assumed his new role July 26, 2021.

Craig Sallstrom Memorial Scholarship

Congrats to the 2020 Craig Sallstrom Memorial Scholarship recipient Lucas Doll.

 

 

2020 Short Course Fund Drive

Thank you to these MCPR members that have graciously provided a payment to the 2020 Short Course fund!

Minnesota Crop Production Retailers

MCPR exists to promote the proper use, storage and application of crop production inputs in an environmentally safe and agronomically sound manner; and to support regulatory and legislative initiatives which benefit retailers, manufacturers, distributors and custom applicators of crop production inputs.

2021 CPM Short Course and MCPR Trade Show

The 2021 Crop Pest Management Short Course and Minnesota Crop Production Retailers Trade Show to be held at the Minneapolis Hilton Hotel, December 7-9, 2021.

The MCPR and U of MN Extension are announcing that the Crop Pest Management Short Course and Minnesota Crop Production Retailers Trade Show is planned to be held at the Minneapolis Hilton Hotel. That’s right – at the Hilton! Expect the outstanding educational program over three days and an outstanding trade show experience all in the comfort and convenience of the Hilton Hotel.

MCPR Board members and U of MN Extension leadership have considered several options after the cancellation of the 2020 program and concluded that the best possible option for the continued success of the event is the Hilton Hotel. Expanded hosted industry receptions and training opportunities will be realized as we anticipate fully utilizing the attributes of this outstanding, newly remodeled meeting facility.

Plans will be taking shape and announcements will follow about the wonderful new opportunities this meeting venue provides. MCPR leaders carefully considered the challenges of the ‘Big Iron’ trade show experience of past years and have received strong support from trade show participants for a trade show in the Hilton Hotel. Expect the same quality of educational opportunities and the social aspects of the meeting to be enhanced by this decision.

The Big Iron experience of the Short Course in December is being replaced by an even better opportunity. MCPR leaders are planning a major new initiative for a proposed MCPR Equipment Ride and Drive event for August in 2021 to address the desire for hands on experience and fellowship this summer with MCPR member equipment firms.

The MCPR Board understands the questions that come to mind as we announce this major change in the CPM Short Course and MCPR Trade Show. We will be contacting MCPR members as details become available in designing this new opportunity. But know this…your safety and comfort are upmost in mind as we operate in this new meeting venue in Minneapolis.

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