Spring Crops Field Day planned May 29 in Parsons
Kansas State University’s Southeast Agricultural Research Center will host its Spring Crops Field Day May 29 at the university’s Parsons Field on May 29.
The field is just south of U.S. Highway 400 on Ness Road (North 32nd Street).
The day begins with registration and a sponsored, complimentary breakfast from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. A tour of 36 wheat varieties, led by Doug Shoup, K-State southeast area extension agronomist, Kelly Kusel, K-State research assistant, and seed company representatives will follow breakfast.
Other presentations by K-State specialists include:
Use of Cover Crops in Kansas by DeAnn Presley, soil management specialist;
Corn and Soybean Weed Control Update by Curtis Thompson, weed scientist; and
Wheat Response to Residual Nitrogen After Drought-Stressed Corn by Dan Sweeney, soil and water management agronomist.
In case of rain, the program will be held indoors.