Field pea plot tours, June 15

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Three field pea plot tours from K-State Research and Extension have been scheduled for June 15.

1. Gove County, 8:30 a.m. CT. From Grainfield/Hoxie exit on I-70 go 2 ¾ miles south on Road 50, then 2 ½ miles east on Road Z.

  • Variety performance test with 17 entries
  • Seeding rate study, seed treatment study, and in-furrow fertilizer study


2. Northwest Research-Extension Center, 1 p.m. CT. 105 Experiment Farm Road, Colby. Come in the main drive and follow the signs.

  • Variety performance test with 19 entries
  • Seeding rate study
  • In-furrow fertilizer application study
  • Lentil variety evaluation


3. Rawlins County, 4 p.m. CT. From the intersection of Hwy US 36 and K-25 in Atwood go 6 miles north on K-25, then 1/8 mile west on Road X.

  • Variety performance test with 17 entries
  • Seeding rate study
  • Seed treatment study
  • Wheat plot tour to follow at 5:30 p.m. CT


 K-State faculty, industry representatives, and experienced producers will be on hand to discuss pea growth and development, variety selection, herbicide options, production practices, disease management and producer experiences.

For more information contact:
Lucas Haag, K-State Northwest Area Agronomist (785) 462-6281,
Golden Prairie Extension District (785) 673-4805
Rawlins County Extension (785) 626-3192