Kansas: K-State’s SW Ag Research-Extension Field Day Set Aug. 23
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.
For those who spend a lot of effort trying to understand the grain markets and sometimes feel overwhelmed by the complexity of it all, you may want to sit down