K-State Spring Crops Field Day Planned May 27

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PARSONS, Kan. – Wheat, weather and cropping systems will take center stage at Kansas State University’s Spring Crops Field Day on Wednesday, May 27 in Parsons.

The educational event, at K-State’s Southeast Agricultural Research Center just south of U.S. Highway 400 on Ness Road (North 32nd St.), starts with registration and a complimentary sponsored breakfast from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m.

Doug Shoup, southeast area agronomist and Lonnie Mengarelli, agricultural technician – both with K-State Research and Extension, along with seed company representatives will lead a tour of 30 wheat variety plots.

Chip Redmond, K-State Weather Data Library manager will present “Weather Tools for Agriculture and Future Weather Outlook.”

Ignacio Ciampitti, K-State Research and Extension crop production specialist will present “Fine-tuning Cropping Systems via Integration of New Technologies.”

In case of rain, the field day will be held indoors.

More information is available by calling 620-421-4826.

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