2021 Kansas wheat plot tours


After over a year of virtual events, the Department of Agronomy and K-State Research and Extension will host several face-to-face winter wheat variety plot tours in different regions of the state, starting May 10 and going into June Make plans to attend a plot tour near you to see and learn about the newest available and upcoming wheat varieties, their agronomics, and disease reactions.

A preliminary list of plot tour locations, dates, times, and directions is provided below. Stay tuned to the eUpdate for any updates/additions to this list. There are still some tours that are being finalized.
 

Plot

Area

Agent

Date

Time

Main speaker

Directions

Wichita

NW

Rick Horton

6/9

4:30 PM

Lollato

Plot tour located just south of the Horton Seed Farms near Leoti, KS.

Twin Creeks

NW

Keith VanSkike

6/14

7:00 AM

Haag

Travel on HWY 36 west of Oberlin, KS about 2.5 miles. GPS coordinates: 39.828330, -100.584228

Twin Creeks

NW

Keith VanSkike

6/14

12:00 PM

Haag-Guorong-Lollato

Decatur (state line) plots - several trials - KYN, VPT, in furrow urea, KWC, etc

Twin Creeks

NW

Keith VanSkike

6/14

7:00 PM

Haag

From Dresden, KS travel South on 23 then at the #9 and 23 intersection go east on #9 to 2000th Road on the North side of the road. GPS: 39.568082, -100.36731

River Valley - LeClair

NC

Rebecca Zach

NA

NA

NA

From Clifton, 6 1/4 miles north on Eagle road, plots on the west side of the road north of 6th.

Wild West District

SW

Ron Honig

NA

NA

NA

SE 17-31-34. Go 6 miles NE of Hugoton on Hwy 56 to Rd V (County RD 16), then east 12 miles to Rd B, then 5 miles north and then 1/2 mile east on field road.

Ford Co. - Dodge City

SW

Andrea Burns

TBD

TBD

Local?

Highway 50 Bypass & 116 Road Across from Koch Nitrogen Plant, Dodge City

Thomas Co.

NW

Emily Bennigsdorf

6/7

7:30 am CT

Haag-Lollato

Solomon Creek Farms located 5 miles south of Levant/I-70 Interchange on County Road 11, east side of road

Sunflower District – Wallace County

NW

Jeanne Falk Jones

6/8

6:30 am MT breakfast at CAB, 7:30 am MT at Mai Farms, 10:00 am MT at E&H Farms

Haag

Mai Farms: 9 mi south of Sharon Springs to Field Road and 3.5 mi east

E&H Farms: 3 mi west of Weskan to Road 3 and south 5.5 mi (just south of intersection of Gooseberry Rd and Rd 3)

Sunflower District – Sherman County

NW

Jeanne Falk Jones

6/8

5:30 pm MT

Haag

At F&J Farms - 7 miles north of Goodland on Hwy 27, east of the Quonset building

Tribune Experiment Station (Spring Crop Tour)

NW

Alan Schlegel

6/9

8:45 am MT Registration
 

9:00 am MT Tour starts

Schlegel

1 mi west of Tribune on Hwy 96 to station headquarters

Sunflower District – Cheyenne County

NW

Jeanne Falk Jones

6/9

5:30 pm CT

Haag

From St. Francis, go 14 miles west to Road 1 and north 3.4 miles

Barber Co. (Isabel)

SW

Justin Goodno

Virtual

Virtual

NA

Intersection of Main St and Hwy 42 on Isabel.

Barber Co. (Kiowa)

SW

Justin Goodno

Virtual

Virtual

NA

HYW 281 / HWY 2 intersection on the north side of Molz shop and grain bins.

 

 

 

Romulo Lollato, Extension Wheat Specialist
lollato@ksu.edu