Southwest Research-Extension Center at Garden City Fall Field Day Thursday, Aug. 29

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The Southwest Research-Extension Center at Garden City will host its Fall Field Day on Thursday, August 29.

Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. Coffee and doughnuts will be available. The tours and seminars begin at 9:30 a.m. A lunch will be provided at noon.

Field tour presentations include:

  • Comparisons of Weed Control Options in Teff, Forage Sorghum, and Sorghum-Sudangrass
  • Comparisons of Weed Control in Irrigated Corn with 48 Herbicide Tank Mixes
  • Herbicide-Resistant Inzen Sorghum for Postemergence Grass and Broadleaf Weed Control
  • Weed Control With 32 Herbicide Tank Mixes for Irrigated Sorghum
  • Effects of AQUAmax Hybrid Corn on Spider Mite Populations
  • Enhancing Sorghum Nitrogen Use Efficiency Through Fertilizer Management

Indoor seminars include:

  • Effects of Different Irrigation levels on Western Corn Rootworm Root Injury to Bt and Isoline Plants
  • Cover Crops in Western Kansas
  • Water Issues in Western Kansas: It’s Not Just the Water Level

Presenters from the Southwest Research-Extension Center include:

  • Jonathan Aguilar, Water Resources Engineer
  • Randall Currie, Weed Scientist
  • John Holman, Cropping Systems Agronomist
  • Doo-Hong Min, Southwest Area Crops and Soils Specialist
  • Sarah Zukoff, Entomologist

    The Southwest Research-Extension Center at Garden City is at 4500 East Mary St. More information is available by calling 620-276-8286.

Steve Watson, Agronomy e-Update Editor