Weed and insect control in sorghum and other crops are among the topics at the 2017 K-State Southwest Research-Extension Center Field Day Aug. 24 in Garden City. | Download this photo.
Aug. 24 is date for SW Research-Extension Center Field Day
Weed and insect control and cover crops take center stage
July 14, 2017
GARDEN CITY, Kan. – Weed and insect control and cover crops come into focus at the K-State Southwest Research-Extension Center when it hosts its annual field day on Thursday, Aug. 24 at 4500 E. Mary St. in Garden City.
The day includes field tours, seminars and commercial exhibitor displays, plus a sponsored lunch. Registration begins at 8 a.m. with the program starting at 9:15 a.m.
One credit hour and one core hour will be available for commercial pesticide applicator licensing.
Field tour and seminar topics include:
- Corn and Sorghum Insect Control Update
- Weed Control in Irrigated Corn
- Weed Control in Dryland Sorghum
- The Effect of Humic Products on Sorghum Yield and Nitrogen Use Efficiency
- Integrating Cover Crops and Annual Forages into Wheat-Sorghum-Fallow Cropping Systems
- Wheat Health Management
- Core Hour for Commercial Pesticide License
More information is available by contacting Randall Currie at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling the center at 620-276-8286.