Hutchinson Field Day Will Cover Several Topics

Research Station field day will offer wide range of information.

Kansas State University Research and Extension will host a field day Aug. 25 at its South Central Kansas Experiment Field near Hutchinson.


The day begins at 8:30 a.m. with registration and a complimentary biscuits and gravy breakfast. The program starts at 9 a.m.


Presentation topics and presenters for the morning will include:

  • Cropping Systems and Carbon Sequestration - Bill Heer, Agronomist- in-Charge, South Central Experiment Field and Scott Staggenborg, K- State agronomist;
  • Cover Crop Species and Mixtures - Kevin Arnet, K-State agronomist;
  • Weed Suppression by Cover Crops - Justin Petrosino, K-State graduate research assistant;
  • Maximizing Sorghum Yield - Kraig Roozeboom, K-State agronomist;
  • Latest Spray Nozzle Technology- Bob Wolf, K-State agricultural engineer; and
  • Wheat Test Results and Wheat Varieties to Consider for Fall 2009 - Jim Shroyer, K-State agronomist and Extension agronomy state leader.

More information about the field day is available by calling the research field at 620-662-9021.

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