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May 07, 2014
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K-State to Host May 27 Wheat Tour in Tribune, Spring Field Day in Garden City


GARDEN CITY, Kan. – The K-State Southwest Research-Extension Center will host its Dryland Wheat Tour in Tribune, Kansas and a Spring Field Day in Garden City, Kansas, both on the same date, May 27, this year. The two programs are timed so that participants can attend both if they like.

The Dryland Wheat Tour begins at 8:15 a.m. MDT one mile west of Tribune on Kansas Highway 96. Presentation topics by K-State Research and Extension specialists will include wheat varieties, diseases and insects.

The Spring Field Day in Garden City starts with registration at 2:15 p.m. CDT. Presentation topics will include wheat varieties, diseases, and insects and canola varieties and production, as well as a presentation on cover crops.

A supper, sponsored by the U.S. Canola Association; Crop Production Services; Farm Credit of Southwest Kansas and Garden City Co-op Inc. will follow the field day in Garden City. 

More information is available by contacting the K-State Southwest Research-Extension Center at 620-276-8286.

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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 Peter
mlpeter@ksu.edu
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Dr. John Holman – 620-276-8286