A series of nine K-State Soybean Production Schools will be offered in late January to provide in-depth training targeted for soybean producers and key-stakeholders. The schools will be sponsored by the Kansas Soybean Commission.
The schools will cover a number of issues facing soybean growers including: weed control, crop production practices, nutrient management and soil fertility, insects, disease management, and market outlook.
The dates are set and specific locations have been chosen with Schools located across the state.
January 15 – Tuesday
The January 15th schools will focus on weed control, crop production, soil fertility, insect management, and a market update.
January 16 – Wednesday
The January 16th schools will include updates on weed control, crop production, soil fertility, diseases, insects, and the soybean market.
January 24 - Thursday
The January 24th schools will have speakers to address weed control, crop production, markets, and insects. In addition, there will be an irrigation update at the Scott City location.
January 25 – Friday
The January 25th schools will provide updates on weed control, insects, crop production, and markets. In addition, there will be an irrigation update at the Hoxie location.
January 28 – Monday
The January 28th school in Beloit will highlight weed control, crop production, soil fertility, insects, diseases, and markets.
Lunch will be provided courtesy of the Kansas Soybean Commission. There is no cost to attend, but participants are asked to pre-register one week prior to the school they plan to attend. Online registration is available at K-State Soybean Schools (http://bit.ly/KSUSoybean) or by emailing/calling the nearest local K-State Research and Extension office for the location participants plan to attend.
Ignacio Ciampitti, Crop Production and Cropping Systems Specialist
Stu Duncan, Northeast Area Crops and Soils Specialist
Kathy Gehl, Extension Program Coordinator