Upcoming workshops on growing cotton and canola in Kansas

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K-State Research and Extension is hosting two workshops focusing on cotton production in Kansas. One of the workshops also includes additional programs on canola production and industrial hemp. Details of each workshop are provided below.

Workshop 1 – “What you should know on growing cotton and canola”

February 27 – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Pawnee County
403 East 18th, J.A. Haas Exhibit Building
Larned, KS

Topics include:

  • Canola and Cotton
    • Growth and development, heat units, and irrigation
  • A brief discussion on industrial hemp
  • Five principals of improving soil health

A free meal will be provided by Pawnee County Extension and Kaufman Seeds. There is no fee to attend, but please RSVP by Monday, February 25.  Contact the Pawnee County Extension office at 620-285-6901 or email Kyle Grant at kkgrant@ksu.edu.


Workshop 2 – “Cotton Basics”

March 5 – Clark County, program begins at 6:00 p.m. with a meal.
Minneola Civic Connection
130 Main St.
Minneola, KS

Topics include:

  • Cotton 101
  • Heat units effect on yield potential and cotton irrigation strategies

Please RSVP for the free meal by Friday, March 1, by contacting Brice Gibson at the Clark County Extension office at 620-635-2811 or by email at begibson@ksu.edu.