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K-State Sorghum Production Schools Scheduled for February

K-State Sorghum Production Schools Scheduled for February

24 December 2014

US - A series of four K-State Sorghum Production Schools will be offered in mid-February 2015 to provide in-depth training for sorghum producers. The schools are sponsored by the Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission.

The one-day schools will cover issues facing sorghum producers: weed control strategies, crop production practices, soil fertility and nutrient management, insect control, irrigation and risk management.

The dates and locations are:

• Feb. 10: Garden City, Clarion Inn, 1911 E Kansas Ave
Local Research and Extension office contacts:
Andrea Burns, Ford County, aburns@ksu.edu 620-227-4542
Barbara Addison, Finney County,baddison@ksu.edu 620-272-3670
• Feb. 11: Oakley, Buffalo Bill Center, 3083 U.S. 83
Local Research and Extension office contact:
Julie Niehage, Golden Prairie District, Oakley, julienie@ksu.edu 785-671-3245
• Feb. 12: Hutchinson, Hutchinson Community College, 1300 N Plum St
Local Research and Extension office contact:
Darren Busick, Reno County, darrenbusick@ksu.edu 620-662-2371
• Feb. 13: Ottawa, Neosho County Community College, 900 E Logan St

Local Research and Extension office contact: Darren Hibdon, Frontier District, dhibdon@ksu.edu 785-229-3520

Registration for each school is at 8:30am. The program begins at 9am and adjourns at 3:30pm.

Lunch will be provided, courtesy of the Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission.

There is no cost to attend, but participants are asked to pre-register by February 4. Online registration is available at K-State Sorghum Schools or by emailing or calling the nearest local K-State Research and Extension office for the location participants plan to attend.

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