South Central Experiment Field Spring Field Day, May 24
The Spring Field Day at the South Central Experiment Field will be held May 24, starting at 5 p.m. The event will be held at the field headquarters, 10702 S. Dean Road.
The main topics will include:
- Dual-Purpose Wheat Varieties – Romulo Lollato, Wheat and Forages Specialist
- Wheat Breeding Research, Variety Plots – Allan Fritz, K-State Wheat Breeder, Manhattan
- 2016 Wheat Disease Situation and Fungicide Performance – Erick DeWolf, Extension Plant Pathologist
- Wildcat Genetics: The Future of Winter Wheat Development – Daryl Strouts, President, Kansas Wheat Alliance
- Canola Update on Variety Development – Mike Stamm, Canola breeder
In addition, graduate student research will be presented.
- Marshall Hay: Evaluation of Soil-Applied Herbicides for Pigweed Control
- Tyler Gardner: Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) Based N Recommendation for Dual-Purpose Wheat Varieties
- Nathan Thompson: Pigweed Control in Double Crop Herbicide-Resistant Soybeans
- Baylee Showalter: Canola Seeding Rate in 30-inch Rows
More information about the field day is available by calling Gary Cramer, agronomist-in-charge, at 620-662-9021, or firstname.lastname@example.org. A meal will follow the field day.