Spring Crops Field Day: Southeast Research and Extension Center, May 22

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The Southeast Research and Extension Center in Parsons will host a Spring Crops Field Day on Tuesday, May 22 to update producers in the region on the latest information on wheat varieties, crop production, and disease management.

The field day starts with registration and a complimentary breakfast courtesy of several sponsors from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. at the Southeast Research and Extension Center, 25092 Ness Road, (immediately south of U.S. Highway 400), Parsons, Kansas.

The program includes:

Wheat Variety Plot Tour – Allan Fritz, K-State wheat breeder, Lonnie Mengarelli, K-State research assistant, and seed company representatives

2018 Grain Markets: Outlooks and Strategies – Dan O’Brien, Extension Agricultural Agronomist, K-State Research and Extension

Managing Root Diseases of Soybean in Kansas – Chris Little, Plant Pathologist, K-State

Timing of Side-dress Applications of Nitrogen for Corn Grown in Different Tillage Systems – Dan Sweeney, Soil and Water Management, K-State Southeast Agricultural Research Center

There is no cost to attend. In the event of rain, the program will be conducted indoors. Please contact Marla Sexton at 620-820-6133 for more information.