A series of four K-State Soybean Production Schools will be offered in late- January 2016 to provide in-depth training for soybean producers. The one-day schools will cover issues facing soybean producers: weed control strategies, crop production practices, soil fertility and nutrient management, insect and disease control, and risk management. All the Schools will offer CEU (Certified Crop Advisor) and Commercial Pesticide Applicators credits.
The schools will begin at 9 a.m. and adjourn at 2.30 p.m., including a farmer panel at the end of the School. The dates and locations are:
Jan. 25 – Great Bend: Great Bend Recreation Commission, 1214 Stone Street
– Alicia Boor, Ag Ext. Agent, Barton Co., [email protected], 620-793-1910
Jan. 26 – Overbrook: Grace Community Church, 310 E 8th Street
– Darren Hibdon, Crop Production Ext. Agent, Frontier District, [email protected], 785-229-3520
Jan. 28 – Beloit: NC Kansas Technical College Auditorium, Highway 24
– Sandra Wick, Crop Production Ext. Agent, Post Rock District, [email protected], 785-282-6823
Jan. 29 – Marysville: American Legion, 310 N 19th St
– Anastasia Johnson, Ag Ext. Agent, Marshall Co., [email protected], 785- 562-3531
Lunch will be provided, courtesy of the sponsors. There is no cost to attend, but participants are asked to pre-register before Jan. 22. An alternative to the online registration is by emailing or calling the nearest local Research and Extension office for the location participants plan to attend.
Online registration at K-State Soybean Schools: http://bit.ly/KSBEANSchoolsDates