July 28, 2022
Mark your calendars now to catch up with the latest research available from Kansas State University Research and Extension Service scientists at a field day near you.
Crop strategies on display
The Kansas River Valley Experiment Field will host its annual field day on Aug. 9 at the research station that’s 1 mile east of Rossville, Kan. The station is located on U.S. Highway 24, on the south side of the road. The field day begins at 5 p.m. The field day is free, but to reserve your meal contact Kaci Beck at K-State Research and Extension’s Shawnee County office, 785-232-0062, ext. 100, by 5 p.m. on Aug. 8.
The East-Central Experiment Field will host its annual field day on Aug. 17 at the research station in Ottawa, Kan. The field day begins at 9 a.m. To reserve your free meal, call 785-242-5615 at least two days prior.
Both field days will feature presentations on getting the most out of money spent on nitrogen and phosphorus fertilizers, and sniffing out the shifting weather patterns.
In addition, the Rossville field day includes a presentation on strategies to manage pigweed with cover crops. The Ottawa field day includes presentations on adjusting weed management strategies for soybean planting dates, and fitting fungicides into wheat management in eastern Kansas.
High tunnels and soil health
Miami County Conservation District is offering “Growing in High Tunnels: Building Soil Health,” the last in a four-part workshop series on high tunnels, from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 11, near Paola, Kan.
Cary Rivard, director of the K-State Olathe Horticulture Research Extension Center, will present research and best practices for building soil health in high tunnels. And Vickie Vetter Scruggs will host a tour of her high tunnel at Orange Moon Apothecary & Farm.
The workshop will be at 31622 Oak Grove Road, Paola. RSVP to [email protected] to save your spot at this free event.
Kansas State University Research and Extension and the Miami County Conservation District contributed to this article.
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