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BC Wheat Variety Plot Field Day set
Stacy Campbell
Stacy Campbell

Farmers make plans to join us on Monday at 8:30 a.m. for the annual Cottonwood Extension District Wheat Variety Plot Field Day in Barton County.   

This is a big variety plot this year says Stacy Campbell, Crop Production agent with the Cottonwood District. Furthermore, Romulo Lollato, K-State Extension Wheat & Forage specialist has a large-scale intensive management wheat study beside our variety plot that he will discuss briefly. In addition, Kelsey Anderson Onofre, Extension specialist in small grains plant pathology will discuss wheat diseases common to our area and preventative measures. And as always these field days are for the growers and there will be plenty of time for Q & A! 

It is located 2.5 miles west of Great Bend on West Barton County Road at the intersection of NW 50th Ave. Donuts, coffee and juice will be provided courtesy of American Ag Credit and Ed Junior Farm. 

All interested people are invited to attend. RSVP appreciated by Friday, May 20th call the Great Bend Office at 620-793-1910 or email Brenda 

Plan to join us on Monday, May 23rd beginning at 8:30 a.m. 2.5 miles west of Great Bend on West Barton County Road. 

In case of inclement weather, it will be held at American Ag Credit in Great Bend, 5634 10th St. 

In case you can’t make the Barton County Wheat Plot Field Day. The Ellis County Wheat Variety Demo. Field Day will be held on Wednesday, June 1, at 6 p.m. with a complimentary meal and beverages following. It is located at the intersection of Munjor road and 220th Avenue. If coming from the south take Munjor road, it is 3.5 miles south of Hays turn west and go three miles then go south on 220th Avenue a half-mile. RSVP appreciated by Friday, May 27. Call Theresa 785-628-9430 or email her at

Stacy Campbell is an Agriculture and Natural Resources agent for Cottonwood Extension District. Email him at or call the Hays office, 785-628-9430.