The 2019 K-State Southwest Research-Extension Center Fall Field Day is set for Aug. 22 at 4500 E. Mary Street in Garden City. Registration and industry booths open at 8 a.m.; the program starts at 9:15 a.m.
The morning features field tours, followed by lunch. Afternoon seminars start at 1 p.m.
Field Tour 1:
- Weed control in irrigated corn – Randall Currie, weed scientist.
- Performance tests of summer annual forages: Sorghum, Sudan, Millet and Corn – John Holman, cropping systems agronomist.
- Maximizing irrigation efficiency – Jonathan Aguilar, extension water resource engineer.
- Weed control in irrigated grain sorghum – Vipan Kumar, weed scientist.
- Options for control of Starane-resistant kochia – Vipan Kumar, weed scientist.
The tours will be repeated so attendees can participate in both.
After lunch seminars include:
- Bt corn refuges review: What’s working and what’s not – Sarah Zukoff, extension entomologist.
- Beneficial insects on your farm and how to keep them happy – Sarah Zukoff, extension entomologist.
- Herbicides and a wheat cover crop for kochia control in corn – Randall Currie, weed scientist.
- Multiple herbicides-resistant kochia: Where are we and where are we going? – Vipan Kumar, weed scientist.
Commercial agricultural product displays will be available through the day.
More information about the 2019 field day is available by calling 620-276-8286.