Registration is open for the K-State Winter Crop Schools - Corn, Soybean, and Sorghum

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Looking ahead to 2020, please mark your calendars to attend the K-State Winter Crop Schools. Registration is now open for all the Crop Schools. Look for the registration links within their respective section outlined below. Detailed information on agendas, speakers, and locations will be added in upcoming eUpdate articles.

Each Soybean School will be free to attend and attendees will be treated to either lunch or dinner. There will a targeted program on location-specific issues related to soybean production. You can register online at:

2020 Soybean Schools

  • Smith Center
    January 13, Monday – 9:00 am to 1:30 pm
  • Salina
    January 13, Monday – 3:00 pm to 7:30 pm
  • Mulvane
    January 14, Tuesday – 9:00 am to 1:30 pm
  • Emporia
    January 21, Tuesday - 3:00 pm to 7:30 pm
  • Atchison
    January 22, Wednesday – 9:00 am to 1:30 pm
  • Marysville
    January 22, Wednesday - 3:00 pm to 7:30 pm

2020 Corn Schools

K-State Research and Extension and Kansas Corn have teamed up once to again to host six regional corn schools in 2020. While each school’s agenda varies, the schools will connect to the overall them of “maximizing advancement in your operation.” These schools are free to attend and open to farmers and industry partners. Each school will run from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm with lunch provided. All attendees registered at least one week in advance will receive a free pair of gloves.

Online registration is open for all the Corn Schools at This link will also provide more detailed information on the specific topics to be offered at each location.

The dates and locations are:

  • January 6 - Montezuma (optional Corn-Fed Beef Seminar to follow), Hy-Plains Feedyard
  • January 8 – Parsons, Southeast Area Extension Office
  • January 10 – Wichita, Sedgwick Co. Extension Office
  • February 3 - Oakley, Buffalo Bill Cultural Center
  • February 5 - Salina, Hilton Garden Inn
  • February 7 - Olathe, John Deere Ag Marketing Center

2020 Sorghum Schools

A series of three K-State Sorghum Production Schools will be offered in late January to provide in-depth training targeted for sorghum producers and key-stakeholders. The schools are sponsored by Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission. Each school will cover a number of issues facing sorghum growers: risk management, marketing opportunities, weed control, crop production practices, nutrient and soil fertility, and insect management. Topics will vary depending on the location.

The final dates and specific locations have been set focusing with Schools across the state. More details on speakers, topics, and specific locations will be in an upcoming eUpdate. Online registration is available at:


  • Scott City, KS
    January 29, Wednesday – 2:30 pm to 7:00 pm
  • Great Bend, KS
    January 30, Thursday – 8:30 am to 1:00 pm
  • Hutchinson, KS
    January 30, Thursday – 2:30 pm to 7:00 pm



Ignacio Ciampitti, Crop Production and Cropping Systems Specialist

Kathy Gehl, eUpdate Editor and Extension Program Coordinator

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