Limited Irrigation Corn Management Field Day - September 13

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K-State Research and Extension is hosting a Limited Irrigation Corn Management Field Day on September 13 at 4:30 pm. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from specialists from K-State and Colorado State on limited irrigation strategies. Part of the program includes a corn hybrid showcase with seed company representatives and a discussion on grain basis with a K-State agricultural economist.  Twenty-eight corn hybrids planted at seeding rates ranging from 12,000 to 28,000 will be on display in plots located southwest of Colby.

Dinner is provided courtesy of the field day sponsors.  Please RSVP by September 12.  You can register online at or call 785-462-628.

Plot location: West of Colby on US24 to Road 15, 8 miles south to Road K, then ¾ mile west OR go south of Colby on K25 to Road K, then 4.75 miles west.

Event Program

4:30 pm               Introductions and discussion of field management, weather, and research trial

4:40 pm               Limited irrigation strategies – Lucas Haag, KSU and Joel Schneekloth, CSU

5:30 pm               Hybrid showcase with seed company representatives

6:20 pm               Q&A, discussion, and time to freely browse plots

6:40 pm               Travel to City Limits for supper

7:15 pm               How will a small High Plains corn and sorghum crop affect regional basis? – Dan O’Brien, KSU Ag Economist

If you have any questions, please contact the K-State Northwest Research-Extension Center at 785-462-6281 or email Lucas Haag at



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