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Southwest Research Center - Tribune
1474 State Highway 96
Tribune, Kansas 67879
Phone: (620) 376-4761

2018 Dryland Ag Day

Tribune, Kan. – Kansas State University will host its 2018 Dryland Ag Day at its Southwest Research-Extension Center near Tribune on August 21, 2018. The center is 1 mile west of Tribune on Kansas Highway 96.  Registration will begin at 8:30 AM (MDT).  Field tours will start at 9 a.m., followed by indoor seminars and a complimentary lunch.

The topics for field tours include:

Field Tours  (Start at 9:00)
  • Dryland corn maturity x date of planting
  • Tillage vs. no-till in dryland systems
  • Dryland crop rotations (wheat, corn, and grain sorghum)
  • Weed management for fallow and row crop
12:00 Lunch Sponsored by TBK Bank
  (Grilling by United Plains Ag)
  • Managing  iron chlorosis in grain sorghum
  • Annual forages
  • Economics of dryland tillage systems
  • Lucas Haag, NWREC, Colby, KS.
  • John Holman, SWREC-Garden City.
  • Augustine Obour, WKARC, Hays.
  • Curtis Thompson, Agronomy, Manhattan.
  • Monte Vandeveer, SWREC, Garden City.
  • Alan Schlegel, SWREC, Tribune.

Contact Information

Schlegel, Alane
Soil Management
Southwest Research-Extension Center
1474 State Hwy 96
Tribune, KS 67879-7956
Phone: 620-376-4761
Fax : 620-376-2278
E-mail: schlegel@ksu.edu

K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the wellbeing of Kansans.

Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county extension offices, experiment fields, area extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.