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May 02, 2013
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Spring Field Day Planned at K-State’s South Central Kansas Experiment Field


HUTCHINSON, Kan. – Kansas State University will host a Spring Field Day, Tuesday, May 21, at its South Central Kansas Experiment Field in Hutchinson, beginning at 5 p.m.

The event begins at the field, located at 7904 South Highpoint Road (two miles west of Partridge on Trail West Road, then half mile south on Highpoint Rd.). The second half of the evening will be at the field headquarters, 10620 S. Dean Road.

The field day includes a sponsored evening meal and presentations.

At the 7904 S. Highpoint Road location, topics include:

  • Canola Update – Gary Cramer, agronomist-in-charge, K-State South Central Kansas Experiment Field;
  • GreenSeeker Nitrogen Management – Ray Asebedo, K-State agronomy graduate research assistant; and
  • Cover Crops for Forage and Soil Management – DeAnn Presley, K-State Research and Extension soil and water conservation specialist; Cody Barilla, Reno County extension agricultural and natural resources agent; and Stu Duncan, K-State Northeast Area agronomist.

At the 10620 S. Dean Rd. location, topics include:

  • Wheat Varieties – Allan Fritz, K-State wheat breeder, and
  • Agricultural Applications for Small Unmanned Aircraft – Kevin Price, K-State specialist in Geographic Information Systems (GIS)/Remote Sensing.

More information about the K-State South Central Kansas Experiment Field is available online.

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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, Manhattan.

Story by: Mary Lou Peter
mlpeter@ksu.edu
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Gary Cramer – 620-662-9021