East Central Experiment Field fall field day, August 16
The East Central Experiment Field in Ottawa will host its fall field day on Wednesday, August 17. The field day begins at 9 a.m. with registration, coffee and doughnuts, and the program starts at 9:30 a.m. A complimentary lunch will be served.
Field day topics and K-State presenters include:
- Increasing the Rate of Genetic Gain for Yield in Soybean Breeding Programs – Bill Schapaugh, Soybean Breeder
- When Corn Fungicides Are a Good Investment – Eric Adee, Agronomist-in-Charge, East Central Research Field and Kansas River Valley Research Field
- Row Crop Management Strategies – Ignacio Ciampitti, Crop Production and Cropping Systems Specialist
- New Research on Pigweed Control – Marshall Hay and Nate Thompson, Graduate Students
From I-35 at the Ottawa exit, the East Central Experiment Field is south 1.7 miles on Kansas Highway 59, then east 1 mile, and south 0.75 mile.
More information, including Certified Crop Advisor Credits, is available by contacting the East Central Experiment Field at 785-242-5616.
Figure 1. Location of East Central Experiment Field, south of Ottawa.