A series of four K-State Sorghum Production Schools will be offered in late January and early February 2017 to provide in-depth training targeted for sorghum producers and key stakeholders. The schools will be held at four locations around the state. The one-day schools will cover a number of issues facing sorghum growers: weed control strategies; production practices; nutrient fertility; and insect and disease management.
The dates and locations of the K-State Sorghum Production Schools are:
Jan. 31st – Colby: City Limits Convention Center, 2227 S Range Ave
Kurt Sexton, Thomas Co. Extension, [email protected], 785-460-4582
Feb. 1st – Wichita: Sedgwick Co. Extension Center, 7001 W 21st St N
Zach Simon, Sedgwick Co. Extension, [email protected], 316-660-0100
Feb. 2nd – Concordia: Cloud County Community College, 2221 Campus Drive
Kim Kohls, River Valley Extension District, [email protected], 785-243-8185
Feb. 3rd – Iola Riverside Park New Community Building, 600 S. State St
Carla Nemecek, Southwind Extension District, [email protected], 620-365-2242
More information on the final program for each Sorghum School will be provided in future issues of the Agronomy eUpdate.
Lunch will be provided courtesy of Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission. There is no cost to attend, but participants are asked to pre-register by Jan. 27. Online registration is available at: K-State Sorghum Schools
You can also preregister by emailing or calling the nearest local Research and Extension office for the location you plan to attend.
Ignacio Ciampitti, Cropping Systems Specialist
Pat Damman, Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission