East Central Experiment Field fall field day - August 21

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The East Central Experiment Field in Ottawa will host its fall field day on Wednesday, August 21. The event will begin at 9:00 a.m. with registration, coffee, and doughnuts. The field day program will begin at 9:30 a.m. A complimentary lunch will be served at noon to conclude the event.

Field day topics and speakers include:

  • Dr. Dallas Peterson – Dicamba injury to non-Xtend soybeans
  • Dr. Dorivar Ruiz Diaz – Effect of split late N application to corn on yield and nitrogen use efficiency
  • Malynda O’Day – Cover crop management for weed suppression
  • Chip Redmond – Making the most of the Mesonet: A resource to aid herbicide application


The field day is located at the East-Central Experiment field near Ottawa. From I-35 at the Ottawa exit, go south 1.7 miles on Hwy 59, then east 1 mile, and south 0.75 mile.

Certified Crop Advisor and Commercial Pesticide Applicator credits have been applied for. Please contact the East-Central Research Station at 785-242-5616 at least two days prior to the event if accommodations are needed for persons with disabilities or special requirements. The field day is sponsored in part by the Kansas Corn Commission.