Kansas Wheat Day, Agricultural Research Center-Hays, May 26
The KSU Ag Research Center will be hosting the Kansas Wheat Day on May 26, 2016.
Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Coffee, drinks, and donuts will be available, sponsored by the Kansas Wheat Alliance. Opening remarks from Bob Gillen, Western Kansas Agricultural Research Center (WKARC) department head, will be at 9 a.m.
The schedule for the remainder of the morning is:
9:15 Wheat Variety Tour --- Guorong Zhang, WKARC Wheat Breeder
10:15 Weed Management in Wheat-based Cropping Systems---Phillip Stahlman, WKARC Weed Scientist
10:40 Tillage Effects and Nitrogen Application --- Augustine Obour, WKARC Soil Scientist
11:00 Utilizing UAS Imaging Capacity in Wheat Breeding Programs --- Robert Aiken, WKARC Plant Physiologist
11:30 Emerging Issue with Wheat Stem Sawfly --- JP Michaud, KSU Entomologist
12:00 Lunch --- Sponsored by Kansas Wheat Commission