K-State Sorghum Production Schools scheduled for mid-February
A series of four K-State Sorghum Production Schools will be offered in mid-February 2015 to provide in-depth training for sorghum producers. The schools will be sponsored by Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission and supported by the Sorghum Checkoff, Sorghum Partners, KFRM 550 AM radio station, and Bayer CropScience (Huskie).
The one-day schools will cover issues facing sorghum producers: weed control strategies, crop practices, soil fertility and nutrient management, insect control, irrigation, and risk management.
The dates and locations are:
- Feb. 10: Garden City, Clarion Inn, 1911 E Kansas Ave.
Andrea Burns, Ford County Extension, firstname.lastname@example.org 620-227-4542
Barbara Addison, Finney County Extension, email@example.com 620-272-3670
- Feb. 11: Oakley, Buffalo Bill Center, 3083 U.S. 83
Julie Niehage, Golden Prairie Extension District, Oakley, firstname.lastname@example.org 785-671-3245
- Feb. 12: Hutchinson, Hutchinson Community College, 1300 N Plum St
Darren Busick, Reno County Extension, email@example.com 620-662-2371
- Feb. 13: Ottawa, Neosho County Community College, 900 E Logan St
Darren Hibdon, Frontier Extension District, firstname.lastname@example.org 785-229-3520
Registration for each school is at 8:30 a.m. The program begins at 9 a.m. and adjourns at 3:30 p.m.
Lunch will be provided, courtesy of the Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission. There is no cost to attend, but participants are asked to pre-register by Feb. 4. Online registration is available at K-State Sorghum Schools (http://bit.ly/KSUSorghum) or by emailing or calling the nearest local K-State Research and Extension office for the location participants plan to attend.
Presentations from the 2014 K-State Sorghum Schools can be seen at: http://bit.ly/KSUSorghumSchool
For more information, contact: Ignacio Ciampitti, K-State Crop Production and Cropping Systems Specialist, email@example.com 785-532-6940.