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Crop Pest Management School


2023 Crop Pest Management Schools

The Crop Pest Management Schools are for commercial applicators, farmers and certified crop advisors. 
If you questions, please call the office at 785-462-6281 or email Jeanne at jfalkjones@k-state.edu


December 5, 2023 - Colby, KS
2227 S Range Ave, Colby, KS (City Limits Convention Center)
December 6, 2023 - Russell, KS
510 S Front St, Russell, KS (Elks Lodge)
The program will run from 8:00 to 5:00.

Registration and Payment

Cost to attend:
$50 - if registered by November 27
$75 - if registered after November 27 and at the door
Register HERE
If you are planning to attend, please email Jeanne at jfalkjones@ksu.edu or call at 785-462-6281 to reserve your spot.  You can pay at the K-State Northwest Research and Extension Center before the meeting or you can pay at the door on the day of the school.
No refunds will be given.


Continuing Education Credits

1A Commercial Applicator: 7 credits and 1 core hr
Certified Crop Advisor (CCA): 8 pest management credits
These credits have been approved.
2023 CPM Flier



Registration & Welcome


 Weather Influences on Herbicides

 Chip Redmond, K-State Climatologist and Mesonet Manager


Herbicide Application Technology Update

Dr. Ajay Sharda, K-State Agriculture Engineer




Emerging Diseases in Corn and Soybeans - including Tar Spot in Corn and Sudden Death Syndrom in Soybeans

Dr. Maira Duffeck, Oklahoma State Plant Pathologist


Controlling Palmer amaranth update in Row Crops

Dr. Sarah Lancaster, K-State Extension Weed Scientist




What You Need to Know About Adjuvants

Dr. Sarah Lancaster, K-State Extension Weed Scientist; Jay Wisby, K-State Central Kansas Extension District Crops Agent; K-State Weed Science Graduate Students


Wheat Diseases that are Problematic in Central and Western Kansas

Jeanne Falk Jones, K-State Multi-County Agronomist; Craig Dinkle, K-State Midway District Crop Production Agent; K-State Wheat Pathology Team




Insects to Be On the Lookout For in 2024

Anthony Zukoff, K-State Entomologist; Jeff Whitworth, K-State Entomologist


Kansas Regulation (Core Hour)

Representative from Kansas Department of Agriculture






If you have questions, please contact:

Jeanne Falk Jones, K-State Multi-County Agronomist
(785) 462-6281 or jfalkjones@k-state.edu
Craig Dinkel, K-State Midway District Extension Agent
(785) 483-3157 or cadinkel@ksu.edu
Kelsi Wertz, K-State Golden Prairie Extension Agent
785-673-4805 or kjwertz@ksu.edu
Stacy Campbell, K-State Cottonwood District Extension Agent
785-628-9430 or scampbel@ksu.edu
Aaron Hyland, K-State Rawlins County Extension Agent
(785) 626-3192 or ahyland1@ksu.edu
Cody Miller, K-State Phillips-Rooks Extension Agent
(785) 543-6845 or codym@ksu.edu
Lacey Noterman, K-State Walnut Creek Extension District Agent
785-798-3921 or lnote@ksu.edu
Keith VanSkike, K-State Twin Creeks District Agent
785-877-5755 or kvan@ksu.edu
Sandra Wick, K-State Post Rock Extension District Agent
(785) 282-6823 or swick@ksu.edu