Kansas River Valley Experiment Field fall field day, August 8

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The Kansas River Valley Experiment Field near Rossville will host its fall field day on Tuesday, August 8. The field day begins at 5 p.m. sharp.

Field day topics and K-State presenters include:

  • Starters and Late Nitrogen Application – Dorivar Ruiz Diaz, Nutrient Management Specialist
  • Field Crop Pest Activity Happening Now and in the Near Future – Jeff Whitworth and Holly Schwarting, Extension Entomology
  • Getting the Most from Your Drone Experience – Ashley Lorence and Andy Newsum, Graduate Students, Precision Agriculture
  • The Learning Curve During the First Year of Xtend Soybeans – Dallas Peterson, Weed Management Specialist

The field is located 1 mile east of Rossville on U.S. Hwy 24, on the south side of the road.

A BBQ meal will be provided after the field day, sponsored by Wilbur-Ellis. To pre-register, call Michelle Wilson at the Shawnee County Extension office at 785-232-0062, ext. 100 by 5 p.m. on Monday, August 7. Commercial pesticide applicator continuing education credits have been applied for.