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Dryland Ag Day is set for June 15 near Tribune

Tours and presentations are part of the day.

corn fieldReleased: June 2, 2016

GARDEN CITY, Kan. – Kansas State University will host its 2016 Dryland Ag Day at its Southwest Research-Extension Center near Tribune on Wednesday, June 15. The center is 1 mile west of Tribune on Kansas Highway 96.

Field tours will start at 9 a.m., followed by indoor seminars and a complimentary lunch. An optional tour of irrigated weed management trials will be available after lunch.

The topics for field tours include:

  • Wheat varieties;

  • In-furrow nitrogen on wheat;

  • Update on solid stem wheat;

  • Wheat seeding rates;

  • Tillage in dryland systems;

  • Dryland crop rotations (wheat, corn and grain sorghum); and

  • Rainfall simulator.

Indoor seminar presentations include:

  • Soil test trends in western Kansas; and

  • Weed management update.

More information is available by contacting Ashlee Wood at 620-276-8286 or awood22@ksu.edu.


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 in Manhattan.

Story by:
Mary Lou Peter
K-State Research and Extension

For more information:
Ashlee Wood – 620-276-8286 or awood22@ksu.edu