K-State Spring Field Day Planned May 31 in Garden City
GARDEN CITY, Kan. – Wheat and canola production in southwest Kansas will take center stage at a Spring Field Day Thursday, May 31, at Kansas State University’s Southwest Research-Extension Center in Garden City.
The field day begins at 3 p.m. and ends with supper at 6:45 p.m. Supper is sponsored by several companies.
Topics and K-State speakers include:
· Wheat Varieties and Variety Tour – Jim Shroyer, cropping system agronomist;
· Wheat Diseases – Eric De Wolf, wheat pathologist;
· Cover and Fallow Replacement Crops – John Holman, cropping systems agronomist;
· Canola Varieties and Variety Tour – Mike Stamm, canola breeder;
· Canola Production – John Holman, cropping systems agronomist;
· Wheat Breeding Program – Guorong Zhang, wheat breeder.
For more information, call John Holman at the Southwest Research-Extension Center at 620-272-8286. The center is located at 4500 E. Mary Street in Garden City.
K-State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well-being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K-State campus, Manhattan.
Story by: Mary Lou Petermlpeter@ksu.eduK-State Research & Extension News
John Holman is at 620-276-8286