Feb. 3-4 –The Blackland Income Growth Conference Feb. 3-4 will highlight sugarcane aphid management and cattle marketing, among other issues. The annual conference is held at the Extraco Events Center in Waco. For additional information, contact the AgriLife Extension agent in your county or call 254-968-4144.

Feb. 10, 11, 12, 13-- 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 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

For more information, contact: Ignacio Ciampitti, K-State Crop Production and Cropping Systems Specialist, ciampitti@ksu.edu 785-532-6940.