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Department of Agronomy

Kansas State University

1712 Claflin Rd.

2004 Throckmorton PSC

Manhatan, KS 66506



Extension Agronomy

Dryland Ag Day, June 15, Tribune

Dryland Ag Day is scheduled for June 15 at the Southwest Research-Extension Center Tribune location, 1 mile west of Tribune on Highway 96. Registration is at 8:30 a.m. (MDT) and the field tours begin at 9 a.m.

Field tours will feature:

  • Wheat Varieties
  • In-furrow Nitrogen on Wheat
  • Update on Solid Stem Wheat Varieties
  • Wheat Seeding Rates
  • Tillage in Dryland Systems
  • Dryland Crop Rotations (wheat, corn, and grain sorghum)
  • Rainfall Simulator Demonstration


Indoor seminars will start at 11:15 a.m., and feature:

  • Soil Test Trends in Western Kansas
  • Weed Management Update


Presenters include:

Lucas Haag, K-State Northwest Area Crops and Soils Specialist
Curtis Thompson, K-State Weed Management Specialist
Fred Vocasek, Servi-Tech Laboratory, Dodge City
Dale Younker, USDA-NRCS, Garden City
Alan Schlegel, Agronomist, Southwest Research-Extension Center, Tribune

A complimentary lunch will be served at noon. There will be an optional tour of irrigated weed management trials after lunch.