Kansas River Valley Experiment Field fall field day, August 9

The Kansas River Valley Experiment Field near Rossville will host its fall field day on Tuesday, August 9. The field day begins at 6 p.m. sharp.

Field day topics and K-State presenters include:

  • Seed treatments update and current disease issues – Doug Jardine, Extension Plant Pathologist
  • Update on planter research at K-State – Ajay Sharda, Extension Biological and Agricultural Engineering
  • When does it pay to apply foliar fungicides in the Kaw River Valley? – Stu Duncan, Northeast Area Crops and Soils Specialist
  • Tip dieback on corn: Cause and cure – Eric Adee, Agronomist-in-Charge, Kansas River Valley and East Central Experiment Fields

The field is located 1 mile east of Rossville on U.S. Hwy 24, on the south side of the road.

A BBQ meal will be provided after the field day, sponsored by Wilbur-Ellis. To pre-register, call Joanne Domme at the Shawnee County Extension office at 785-232-0062, ext. 100 by 5 p.m. on Monday, August 8. Commercial pesticide applicator continuing education credits have been applied for.