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Agricultural Research Center – Hays

2017 Fall Field Day

August 17th, 2017

The Agricultural Research Center in Hays, Kansas will host the 2017 Fall Field Day program on Wednesday August 23, 2017 in the center’s auditorium.  Registration will begin at 9:00 a.m. Lunch will be provided and there is no cost to attend.

Field Day Schedule

9:00 AM — Registration/Coffee/Donuts
9:30 AM — Welcome, Gillen
9:35 AM — Field Tours/Presentations

Field Tours

  • Occasional Tillage in Long-Term No-Till, Obour

Indoor Presentations

  • Management of Sugarcane Aphid in Sorghum, Michaud
  • Sorghum Early Planting: Perspectives and Challenges, Perumal
  • Managing Palmer Amaranth in Corn and Sorghum, Thompson and Peterson 
11:45 AM — 12:45 PM — LUNCH
  • Crop Selection Considerations in West-Central Kansas, Haag
  • Sorghum vs. Corn vs. Soybean:  Economic Returns in a Challenging Market, O’Brien
  • Selection of Wheat Varieties:  Lessons from the 2017 Harvest, Lollato