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Kansas Wheat Rx Schools - August 9 and 10

K-State Research and Extension and the Kansas Wheat Commission are hosting two Wheat Rx Schools in western Kansas. The first event will take place in Phillipsburg, KS, on August 9. The second event will take place in Garden City, KS, on August 10.

Come learn about managing wheat for yield, quality, and sustainability, not only from the perspective of variety selection and management, but also from the industry side.

Details for each school, including registration and agenda, are included below.


August 9 – Phillipsburg, KS

This school will take place at the Armory Large Hall, 520 S. 7th Street, Phillipsburg, KS 67661. Registration for this school is free due to sponsorship by Amber Wave. To register online, please go to: https://kswheat.com/wheat-rx-registration-page

7:30 - 8 am     Registration, Breakfast sponsored by Kansas Wheat Alliance

8:00                Welcome and introduction to Wheat Rx -  Aaron Harries, Kansas Wheat

8:15                Variety Selection for High Yield and High-Quality Wheat - Allan Fritz, K-State

9:05                Fertility Management for High Yield and High-Quality Wheat - Lucas Haag, K-State

10:00              Intensive Wheat Management to Maximize Yield and Quality - Romulo Lollato, K-State

11:00              Adjourn

11:30 -  2:00   Amber Wave Ribbon Cutting and Reveal of Wheat Protein Plant

Amber Wave, formerly known as Prairie Horizon Agri-Energy, cordially invites you to attend the ribbon cutting and reveal of North America's largest wheat protein plant. The ribbon cutting will take place August 9th from 11:30am to 2:00pm at 1664 E. 100 Road in Phillipsburg. Lunch and refreshments are provided. There will be a tent on site in the event of inclement weather. To RSVP or for any other inquiries, call Kelly Vanderplas at 785-543-6719 or email kvanderplas@amberwaveusa.com.

 

August 10 – Garden City

This school will take place at the Clarion Inn, 1911 E. Kansas Ave., Garden City, KS 67846. Kansas Association of Wheat Growers members receive one free registration. Non-member registration is $110. To register online, please go to: https://kswheat.com/wheat-rx-registration-page

8:00 am   Registration, Breakfast, sponsored by Kansas Wheat Alliance.

9:00         Welcome and Introduction to Wheat Rx - Aaron Harries, Kansas Wheat

9:15         Capturing Value for High Quality Wheat - Grain Craft

10:05       Variety Selection for High Yield and High-Quality Wheat - Allan Fritz, K-state

10:55       Break

11:10       Fertility Management for High Yield and High-Quality Wheat - Brian Arnall, Oklahoma State University

Noon       Lunch

1:00 pm   Intensive Wheat Management - Romulo Lollato, Kansas State University

2:00         Student Presentations

3:00          Adjourn