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CropTalk Webinar Series

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, Recordings and Handouts here


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.

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
     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 
     9:30 a.m. to Noon (MT) 
     4-H Building (Sherman Co Fairgrounds at 417 N. Main Avenue)
     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
9:30 am - 12:30 pm CT
First Christian Church
3:00 - 6:00 pm CT
K-State Agriculture Research Center
February 13
1:00 - 4:00 pm CT
Phillips County Fair Building
6:00 - 9:30 pm CT
Rawlins County Fair Building
February 14
Sharon Springs
9:00 am – noon MT
CAB Building, WA County Fairgrounds
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:
Timing for topics:
0:00:00 Adjustments for Dry Conditions
1:05:45 Herbicide Tolerant Grain Sorghum
1:38:50 Managing Tumble Windmillgrass
     Application adjustments for drought
     Tumble windmillgrass management
     Herbicide tolerant grain sorghum
     2023 chemical weed control guide
     Sarah Lancaster, K-State Extension Weed Specialist
     Cody Creech, UNL Dryland Cropping Specialist
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.

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