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CropTalk Webinar Series

Sunflower Production Schools

 

K-State Weed Management Schools

Crop Pest Management Schools

2024 Cover Your Acres Winter Conference

K-State Soil Fertility Schools

 

2024 CropTalk Webinar Series

The webinars will be broadcast Live from 12:00 -1:00 pm CT via zoom and YouTube.

Register to attend.   By registering once, you will get links to join for all of the webinars.

 

Additional details.

 

February 20

Management Tactics for Wheat Production

Romulo Lollato, K-State Wheat Specialist

February 27

Biologicals and Their Role in Soil Fertility

Dave Franzen, North Dakota State Soil Specialist

March 5

Managing Areas of Fields with High pH

Dorivar Ruiz Diaz, K-State Soil Fertility Specialist

March 12

Fallow Replacement Options in Dryland Rotations

Lucas Haag, K-State Northwest Area Agronomist

 
Continuing education credits have been applied for, for Certified Crop Advisors (CCAs) for attending the live webinars.  No credits are available for the recordings.
No 1A Commercial Applicator Credits are available for the CropTalk webinar series.
 
 

Sunflower Production Schools

These are a joint effort of National Sunflower Association, Colorado State University and Kansas State University

Register to attend (either in-person or via zoom)

March 12
Hugoton, KS
Four Winds Golf Course
958 Hwy 56
1:00-3:00 pm CT
 
March 13
Burlington, CO
Community Center
304 S 14th Street
1:00-3:00 pm MT
 
Download Flier
 

2024 Crop Pest Management Schools

These schools were held in December 2023.  There will be schools held again in December 2024.

 

2024 Cover Your Acres Winter Conference

January 16-17, 2024 in Oberlin, KS

at the Gateway Convention Center

Additional details

 

K-State Soil Fertility Schools

January 23
     Smith Center
     9:30 to noon
     Christian Church  (400 W Hwy 36)
     Meal following
     Sponsors: Applequist Mfg. Inc./Farmada
 
     Ellsworth      
     Meal at 5:00 pm
     Meeting from 5:30 to 7:30 
     Recreational Center Meeting Room  (221 W. Douglas)
     Sponsors: AgroLiquid/Ellsworth COOP    
 
January 25 
     Goodland
     9:30 a.m. to Noon (MT) 
     4-H Building (Sherman Co Fairgrounds at 417 N. Main Avenue)
 
     Jennings
     3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. 
     Community Building (main floor)  133 S. Kansas Avenue
 
Register online for any location
Flier (pdf version)

K-State Weed Management Schools

Plans are underway for 'Tackling Challenging Weeds: K-State Weed Management Schools' in north central and western Kansas for February 12-14, 2024.
 
Register to attend here
Please register by Feb 8
 
Flier (printable version)
 
Locations will include:
February 12
Beloit
9:30 am - 12:30 pm CT
First Christian Church
 
Hays
3:00 - 6:00 pm CT
K-State Agriculture Research Center
 
February 13
Phillipsburg
1:00 - 4:00 pm CT
Phillips County Fair Building
 
Atwood
6:00 - 9:30 pm CT
Rawlins County Fair Building
 
February 14
Sharon Springs
9:00 am – noon MT
CAB Building, WA County Fairgrounds
 
Leoti
3:00 – 6:00 pm CT
Wichita County Community Building
 
Continuing Education Credits have been applied for, for 1A Commercial Applicators and for Certified Crop Advisors (CCAs)
 

2023 K-State Weed Management School Recordings

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Watch the webinar version of the 2023 Weed Management Schools on YouTube:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZTEJzpSnipc
Timing for topics:
0:00:00 Adjustments for Dry Conditions
1:05:45 Herbicide Tolerant Grain Sorghum
1:38:50 Managing Tumble Windmillgrass
 
Topics: 
     Application adjustments for drought
     Tumble windmillgrass management
     Herbicide tolerant grain sorghum
     2023 chemical weed control guide
 
Speakers:
     Sarah Lancaster, K-State Extension Weed Specialist
     Cody Creech, UNL Dryland Cropping Specialist
 
Handouts:
Cody Creech - Application Adjustments for Drought Conditions
Sarah Lancaster - Herbicide Tolerant Sorghum and Research on Tumble Windmillgrass
 
 

2023 CropTalk Webinar Recordings

The 2023 CropTalk webinar series was held on Feb 7 to Feb 28, from noon to 1:00 CT.
This webinar series focuses on crop production for northwest and north central Kansas.
 
Speakers:

February 7Spring Annual Forages to Fill the Gap in Cattle Feed

     Dr. John Holman, K-State Agronomist at Garden City

February 14: Climate Smart Agriculture: What's All the Buzz?

     Dr. Peter Tomlinson, K-State Environmental Quality Specialist​

Crop Talk - Climate Smart Agriculture Tomlinson handout 2.14.23

February 21Alternative Weed Control Research from Kansas

     Dr. Sarah Lancaster, K-State Extension Weed Specialist

​     Dr. Vipan Kumar, K-State Weed Researcher at Hays

February 28Corn Tillers: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly.

     Dr. Rachel Veenstra, K-State Crop Science Assistant Professor

 

 

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

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