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

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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.


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