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Registration Open for Sorghum Production Schools

A series of three educational K-State Sorghum Production Schools will be offered in late January. Hear from experts from Research & Extension, public policy and industry who will discuss topics ranging from insects and weed control to marketing and navigating government programs of interest to sorghum growers. The events are open to the public, free of charge and meals will be provided. Registration is requested:

Jan. 29 – Scott City,  2:30 – 7 p.m.
Jan. 30 – Great Bend, 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Jan. 30 – Hutchinson, 2:30 – 7 p.m.

Topics (Depending on Location):

Sorghum for Risk Management
Planting Management
Nutrient and Soil Fertility Management
Insect Management
Weed Control Strategies
Farm Bill Programs
Seed Technology Development
Production Marketing

Presenters (Depending on Location):

Ignacio Ciampitti, Crop Production/Cropping Systems
Dorivar Ruiz-Diaz, Soil Fertility Specialist
Sarah Zuckof, Extension Entomologist, SW Ctr., Garden City
Sarah Lancaster, Weed management Specialist
David Schemm, USDA Kansas Farm Service Agency State Executive Director
Dr. Zach Eder, Technology & Development, Advanta Seeds
Craig Poyser & Dennis Macfee, Broker/Cash Advisors, AgWest Commodities

 

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