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Western Kansas Agricultural Research Centers




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

01:00  Dismiss 


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