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  1. Texas: Randall County Crops Tour, Canyon, Aug. 30

    August 30 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  2. Louisiana: Sweet Potato Field Day, Chase, Aug. 31

    August 31 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  3. California: Rice Field Day, Biggs, Aug. 31

    August 31 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  4. Georgia: Cotton/Peanut Research Field Day, Tifton, Sept. 7

    September 7 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  5. Tennessee: Cotton Tour Field Day, Jackson, Sept. 7

    September 7 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  6. Georgia Peanut Tour, Tifton, Sept. 13-15

    September 13 @ 8:00 am - September 15 @ 5:00 pm
  7. West Texas Agricultural Chemicals Institute Annual Conference, Lubbock, Sept. 13

    September 13 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  8. Tennessee: Soybean Disease Field Day, Milan, Sept. 13

    September 15 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  9. California: Rice Weed Course, Biggs, Sept. 16

    September 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  10. Michigan: Soybean Harvest Equipment Field Day, Edwardsburg, Sept. 16

    September 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  11. Missouri: Farm Lease Program, Sept. 20

    September 20 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  12. California Almond Conference, Sacramento, Dec. 6-8

    December 6 @ 8:00 am - December 8 @ 5:00 pm

Kansas: K-State’s SW Ag Research-Extension Field Day Set Aug. 23

Mike Christensen
By Mary Lou Peter, Kansas State University August 8, 2012

Kansas State University’s Southwest Research-Extension Center Field Day 2012 is Thursday, Aug. 23, at 4500 E. Mary St. in Garden City.

Several agricultural product displays will be available, in addition to presentations by K-State Research and Extension specialists. The displays and registration will open at 8 a.m., with the program starting at 9:15 a.m.

 

Presentations and speakers will include:

* Comparisons of Weed Control in Irrigated Corn with 60 Herbicide Tank Mixes – Randall Currie, weed scientist, K-State SW Research-Extension Center;

* Herbicide-Resistant Sorghum Variety for Post-emergence Grass Control – Kassim Al-Khatib, plant sciences specialist, University of California-Davis;

* Roundup-Resistant Kochia Control with 44 Herbicide Tank Mixes in Fallow, Sorghum, Corn and Wheat – Currie;

* Broadleaf Weed Control in Irrigated Sorghum – Currie;

* Impact of Late-Season Corn Stand Reductions – John Holman, cropping systems agronomist, SW Research-Extension Center, and Lucas Haag, K-State graduate research assistant;

* Nitrogen Rate, Source and Placement for Grain and Forage Sorghum – Holman;

* Dryland Field Pea and Safflower as Potential Alternatives to Fallow – Haag and Holman;

* Results: Multi-Year, Regional Study of Roundup-Resistant Kochia Control – Phillip Stahlman, weed scientist, K-State Agricultural Research Center – Hays; and

* Economics of Till Versus No-Till for Roundup-Resistant Kochia – Troy Dumler, crops and soils specialist, SW Research-Extension Center.

Complimentary coffee and doughnuts and lunch will be provided.

More information about the field day is available by calling 620-276-8286.

Mike Christensen
By Mary Lou Peter, Kansas State University August 8, 2012