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Agricultural Research Center – Hays

Kansas Wheat Day

Date: May 26, 2016
Location: K- State Agricultural Research Center-Hays
Physical Address: 1232 240th Ave, Hays, KS 67601

Field Day Events:


  • 8:30  Registration at Auditorium 
    • Coffee, drinks, donuts available, (sponsored by Kansas Wheat Alliance)
  • 9:00  Opening Remarks --- Bob Gillen, WKARC Department Head
  • 9:15  Wheat Variety Tour --- Guorong Zhang, WKARC Wheat Breeder
  • 10:15  Weed Management in Wheat-based Cropping Systems---Phillip Stahlman, WKARC Weed Scientist
  • 10:40  Tillage Effects and Nitrogen Application --- Augustine Obour, WKARC Soil Scientist
  • 11:00  Utilizing UAS Imaging Capacity in Wheat Breeding Programs --- Robert Aiken, WKARC Plant Physiologist
  • 11:30  Emerging Issue with Wheat Stem Sawfly --- JP Michaud, KSU Entomologist
  • 12:00  Lunch 
    • Sponsored by Kansas Wheat Commission
  • 01:00  Dismiss

Attendees are asked to RSVP to Milissa Alexander at 785-625-3425 or milissa@ksu.edu. 

For additional information about the Field Day, please contact Guorong Zhang, Wheat Breeder, via email: gzhang@ksu.edu.

Website: http://www.wkarc.org/programs/wheat/index.html


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Written by

Guorong Zhang
Wheat Breeder
KSU Ag Research Center
1232 240th Avenue
Hays, Kansas 67601-9228
Phone: 785-625-3425 x213
Email: gzhang@ksu.edu

At a glance

The Western Kansas Agricultural Research Centers (WKARC), one of several administrative units accountable to the KAES director, is composed of four sub-units including the Agricultural Research Center - Hays (ARCH), the Southwest Research-Extension Center - Garden City (SWREC) and Southwest Research-Extension Center - Tribune (SWREC-T), and the Northwest Research-Extension Center - Colby (NWREC).