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Department of Agronomy

Kansas State University

1712 Claflin Rd.

2004 Throckmorton PSC

Manhatan, KS 66506



Extension Agronomy

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 gcramer@ksu.edu. A meal will follow the field day.