Spring Crops Field Day planned May 29 in Parsons

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The Southeast Agricultural Research Center will host its Spring Crops Field Day Thursday, May 29 at the Parsons Field on Thursday, May 29.

The field is just south of U.S. Highway 400 on Ness Road (North 32nd Street).

The day begins with registration and a sponsored, complimentary breakfast from 7:30 a.m.-8:30 a.m. A tour of 36 wheat varieties will follow breakfast, led by Doug Shoup, K-State southeast area Extension agronomist, Kelly Kusel, K-State research assistant, and seed company representatives.

Other presentations by K-State specialists include:

  • Use of Cover Crops in Kansas – DeAnn Presley, soil management specialist;
  • Corn and Soybean Weed Control Update – Curtis Thompson, weed scientist; and
  • Wheat Response to Residual Nitrogen after Drought-Stressed Corn – Dan Sweeney, soil and water management agronomist.

In case of rain, the program will be held indoors.