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River Valley District

Upcoming Crops Meetings:

 2018 - Kansas State University NCK FALL FIELD DAY

Tuesday - August 21
6:00 p.m.

KSU Experiment Field
Highway 36 - 2 miles west of Belleville

K-State Extension Specialist, Dr. Ignacia Ciampitti (Cropping Systems Specialist) along with Christopher "Chip" Redmond (KSU Weather Data Library/Mesonet Manager) will lead the event.

Tour Topics will include:  "Mesonet 101" regarding the Kansas Mesonet weather information website, as well as the new weather station that has been recently constructed at the Belleville location.  We will also be taking a look into seed rates for optimizing yields in soybean, corn and sorghum row crops.  Lastly we will discuss the soybean sentinel pot for Dicamba drift symptomology and we will review Dicamba drift across Kansas from 2018.

FREE to attend and there will be a Catered Meal to follow the meeting.

For more information, contact Agronomist-in-Charge - Andrew Esser (785-335-2836) or River Valley Extension Crop Production Agent, Tyler Husa (785-243-8185) or email thusa@k-state.edu