The Kansas State University Southeast Agricultural Research Center will host a Grain Production Field Day at its Parsons, Kan., Unit Thursday, September 25.

The research center is just south of the intersection of U.S. Highway 400 and Ness Road (N. 32nd Street).

The event will begin with registration from 8:30 to 9 a.m. and refreshments sponsored by Frontier Farm Credit.

The program, which starts at 9 a.m., will include presentations by K-State Research and Extension agricultural economists and scientists, including:

•Corn Production Update-Jim Long, crop variety development agronomist;

•Grain Market Forecast- Mike Woolverton, grain marketing economist;

•Soybean Disease Update-Erick DeWolf, plant pathologist;

•Grain Sorghum Response to Turkey Litter Application-Dan Sweeney, soil and water management agronomist; and

•Wheat Management Update-Kenneth Kelley, crops and soils agronomist, and Doug Shoup, Extension agronomist.

Lunch will be compliments of Commercial Bank.

More information about the field day is available by contacting the K-State Southeast Agricultural Research Center at 620-421-4826

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