Southeast Agricultural Research Center Spring Crops Field Day planned May 27

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Wheat, weather and cropping systems will take center stage at the Southeast Agricultural Research Center’s Spring Crops Field Day on Wednesday, May 27 in Parsons.

The event will be held just south of U.S. Highway 400 on Ness Road (North 32nd St.). It starts with registration and a complimentary breakfast from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m.

Doug Shoup, Southeast Area Crops and Soil Specialist and Lonnie Mengarelli, Agricultural Technician along with seed company representatives, will lead a tour of 30 wheat variety plots.

Chip Redmond, Weather Data Library manager, will present “Weather Tools for Agriculture and Future Weather Outlook.”

Ignacio Ciampitti, K-State Research and Extension crop production specialist will present “Fine-tuning Cropping Systems via Integration of New Technologies.”

In case of rain, the field day will be held indoors.

More information is available by calling 620-421-4826.

Figure 1. Map to Southeast Agricultural Research Center, Parsons.