Kansas: Winter Crop Update Set for Feb. 12 in Kingman
The Kingman and Harper county extension offices will host a Winter Crop Update and sponsored lunch on Wednesday, Feb. 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m at the Kingman County Activity Center, 121 S. Main St. in Kingman.
“We will have K-State speakers discussing wheat disease and outlook, insects and scouting in wheat and canola, fertilizer and weed control in wheat and canola, and finally, the market outlook for wheat and canola,” said Michael Owen, K-State Research and Extension agriculture and natural resources agent in Kingman County.
There is no charge to attend, but attendees are asked to register by Friday, Feb. 7, to ensure an accurate head count for the meal, sponsored by Cody Bergman of American AgCredit in Kingman.
To register, call the Kingman County K-State Research and Extension office at 620-532-5131 or e-mail Owen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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