South Central Kansas Experiment Field Fall Field Day, August 26

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The South Central Kansas Experiment Field near Hutchinson will host its fall field day on Tuesday, August 26. The field day begins at 5 p.m. with registration. A complimentary meal will be served after the presentations, courtesy of Cotton, Inc. and Kansas Cotton. Pre-registration to obtain a head count for the meal is requested by Monday, August 25 by contacting Gary Cramer at 620-662-9021 or

Field day topics and presenters include:

  • Cotton Prospects in South Central Kansas – Rex Friesen, consultant, Southern Kansas Cotton Growers
  • Drought-Tolerant Corn – Stu Duncan, K-State Research and Extension
  • Grain Sorghum Hybrids for South Central Kansas – TBA
  • Review of Canola Performance in 2014 – Mike Stamm, K-State Research and Extension
  • Review of Wheat Variety Performance in 2014 – TBA
  • Herbicide Programs for Inzen-Z Grain Sorghum – Curtis Thompson, K-State Research and Extension
  • Tissue Testing for Chloride in Sorghum, Christie Edwards, Ph.D. Graduate Student, K-State Department of Agronomy
  • Evaluating the Effect of Weed Management on Nutrient Status in Grain Sorghum Using Sensors – Ashley Lawrence, Undergraduate Student, K-State Department of Agronomy
  • Kansas Water Vision: Water Rights and Water Use Efficiency – Greg Foley and Lane Letourneau, Kansas Department of Agriculture

The field day will be held at field headquarters, 10702 S. Dean Road, Hutchinson, 3 miles east of Partridge on West Trail West Road, then 2½ mile south on South Dean Road.

More information is available by contacting Gary Cramer, Agronomist-in-Charge, South Central Kansas Experiment Field at 620-662-9021 or


Figure 1. Directions to South Central Kansas Experiment Field headquarters.