East Central Experiment Field fall field day, August 16

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The East Central Experiment Field in Ottawa will host its fall field day on Wednesday, August 16. The field day begins at 9 a.m. with registration, coffee and doughnuts, and the program starts at 9:30 a.m. A complimentary lunch will be served.

Field day topics and K-State presenters include:

  • Increasing the Rate of Genetic Gain for Yield in Soybean Breeding Programs – Bill Schapaugh, Soybean Breeder
  • When Corn Fungicides Are a Good Investment – Eric Adee, Agronomist-in-Charge, East Central Research Field and Kansas River Valley Research Field
  • Row Crop Management Strategies – Ignacio Ciampitti, Crop Production and Cropping Systems Specialist
  • New Research on Pigweed Control – Marshall Hay and Nate Thompson, Graduate Students

From I-35 at the Ottawa exit, the East Central Experiment Field is south 1.7 miles on Kansas Highway 59, then east 1 mile, and south 0.75 mile.

More information, including Certified Crop Advisor Credits, is available by contacting the East Central Experiment Field at 785-242-5616.



Figure 1. Location of East Central Experiment Field, south of Ottawa.