Kansas State University’s Agricultural Research Center-Hays is hosting its Fall Crop Seminar Aug. 26, in the auditorium at the center, located at 1232 240th Ave. in Hays.
Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., with presentations by K-State Research and Extension specialists on a variety of key production and economic topics through the morning, capped off by a barbecue lunch at noon. There is no charge to attend, and advance registration is not required.
Presentations and presenters include:
• Sugarcane Aphid: Insecticides, Plant Resistance and Biocontrol – J.P. Michaud, extension entomologist – Agricultural Research Center-Hays;
• Managing Iron Deficiency Chlorosis in Grain Sorghum – Augustine Obour, extension soil scientist – ARC-Hays;
• Cover Crops/Fallow Replacement in the Western Great Plains – John Holman, extension cropping systems specialist – Southwest Research-Extension Center-Garden City;
• Managing Glyphosate-Resistant Kochia and Palmer Amaranth – Phil Stahlman, extension weed scientist – ARC-Hays;
• On-Farm Research Trials: Science at Ground Zero – Ignacio Ciampitti, extension crop production agronomist – Manhattan; and
• Profit Variability Among Farm Operations: What Makes the Differences? – Kevin Herbel, extension agricultural economist – Kansas Farm Management Association, Manhattan.