Kansas State University´s Southeast Agricultural Research Center will host a Grain Production Field Day on Thursday, Sept. 10.

The day begins with registration at 8:30 a.m. - 9 a.m. at the center´s Parsons Unit immediately south of the intersection of U.S. Highway 400 and Ness Road (N. 32nd Street). Refreshments will be served, courtesy of Frontier Farm Credit and lunch will be served, compliments of Commercial Bank.

Presentations by K-State Research and Extension specialists will include:

  • Emerging technologies in agriculture - Randy Price, agricultural machinery engineer;
  • Crop rotation and tillage effects on soil organic matter - Kenneth Kelley, crops and soils agronomist;
  • Soybean variety and research update - Jim Long, crop variety development agronomist;
  • Wheat fertility management - Doug Shoup, crops and soils specialist; and
  • Starter fertilizer for corn in conservation tillage systems - Dan Sweeney, soil and water management agronomist.

The field day will be held rain or shine. More information is available by calling the center at 620-421-4826.