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Research, Irrigation, Tours Aug. 22 at Garden City Field Day
Kansas Ag Connection - 08/14/2019

The 2019 K-State Southwest Research-Extension Center Fall Field Day is set for Aug. 22 at 4500 E. Mary Street in Garden City. Registration and industry booths open at 8 a.m.; the program starts at 9:15 a.m.

The morning features field tours, followed by lunch. Afternoon seminars start at 1 p.m.

Field Tour 1:

- Weed control in irrigated corn -- Randall Currie, weed scientist.

- Performance tests of summer annual forages: Sorghum, Sudan, Millet and Corn -- John Holman, cropping systems agronomist.

Field Tour2:

- Maximizing irrigation efficiency -- Jonathan Aguilar, extension water resource engineer.

- Weed control in irrigated grain sorghum -- Vipan Kumar, weed scientist.

- Options for control of Starane-resistant kochia -- Vipan Kumar, weed scientist.

The tours will be repeated so attendees can participate in both.

After lunch seminars include:

- Bt corn refuges review: What's working and what's not -- Sarah Zukoff, extension entomologist.

- Beneficial insects on your farm and how to keep them happy -- Sarah Zukoff, extension entomologist.

- Herbicides and a wheat cover crop for kochia control in corn -- Randall Currie, weed scientist.

- Multiple herbicides-resistant kochia: Where are we and where are we going? -- Vipan Kumar, weed scientist.

Commercial agricultural product displays will be available through the day.

More information about the field day is available by calling 620-276-8286.

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