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).
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Kansas Wheat Day
May 26, 2016
K- State Agricultural Research Center-Hays
1232 240th Ave, Hays, KS 67601
The KSU Ag Research Center will be hosting the Kansas Wheat Day on May 26th, 2016.
Field Day Schedule:
8:30 Registration at Auditorium --- Coffee, drinks, and 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