K-State to host two virtual fall field days - August 26 & 27

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K-State Research and Extension is hosting two fall field days using a virtual format. The field days are free and open to the public. The first event, conducted by the Hays Research Center, will be on August 26 from noon to 1:30 p.m. The second field day will be hosted by the Southwest Research Center in Garden City, on August 27 from noon to 1:30 p.m. A list of topics and speakers for each day is outlined below. Participants are welcome to register for either or both events.

Hay Research Center Virtual Fall Field Day – August 26

  • “New Herbicide-Tolerant Crop Traits and Weed Control Strategies in Western Kansas” – Vipan Kumar
  • “The Role of Temperature in Insect Population Dynamics” – J.P. Michaud
  • “Dual Use of Cover Crops for Soil Health and Forage in Dryland Systems” – Augustine Obour
  • “Sorghum Hybrids for Early and Normal Planting” – Ramasamy Perumal

Southwest Research Center Virtual Fall Field Day – August 27

  • “Alfalfa and Corn Insect Management Strategies Update” – Sarah Zukoff
  • “A Decade of Dryland Cover Crop Research in Western KS” – John Holman
  • “Expanding Cotton Recommendations” – Jonathan Aguilar
  • “Bee Diversity in Edge Habitat of Active Croplands in Western Kansas” – Anthony Zukoff


Please register online at https://kstate.ag/ksre-field-day


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