Glyphosate-resistant kochia and nitrogen management using crop sensors are among topics
COLBY, Kan. – With the theme, “All About That Wheat,” the K-State Northwest Research-Extension Center will host its 2015 Spring Field Day on Thursday, June 4, with a complimentary lunch to follow.
Registration, coffee and donuts plus introductions start at 8:30 a.m. Field tours and presentations led by Kansas State University faculty and staff begin at 9 a.m.
– Solid stem wheat varieties for Kansas – Lucas Haag, K-State agronomist
– Emerging crop pests: Wheat stem sawfly and sugarcane aphid – J.P. Michaud, K-State entomologist
– Nitrogen management with crop sensors – Jeanne Falk-Jones, K-State agronomist
– Kochia management in wheat stubble and fallow – Curtis Thompson, K-State weed scientist
– Field peas for fallow replacement – Lucas Haag
– Why are some wheat varieties more drought resistant? – Rob Aiken, K-State crop scientist
– Wheat marketing and management outlook – Dan O’Brien, K-State agricultural economist
Lunch, compliments of several sponsors, will be served at noon, following the last presentation.
More information is available at Western Kansas Agricultural Research Centers or by calling 785-259-2723.