Wheat Field Days is coming – The Burlington Record

Colorado State University Crops Testing has announced details for Wheat Field Days 2022. They are made possible by cooperative farmers, seed companies and industry partners, as well as colleagues at the CSU College of Agriculture and Agricultural Experiment Station, CSU Extension, Colorado Wheat and USDA-ARS.

Public and private wheat varieties will be presented in field trials, and the characteristics of these varieties will be shared on each field day.

CSU professors and experts will share the latest information and research relating to various aspects of wheat such as breeding, variety testing, entomology, pathology, seed programs, soil fertility and utilization. fodder.

Industry representatives will provide wheat market updates and seed company representatives will share information on their varieties.

Field days will be Thursday, June 9 in Walsh, Lamar and Brandon; June 10 in Burlington and Genoa; June 13 at Wiggins and Roggen (Orchard cancelled); and June 14 in Julesburg, Yuma and Akron.

The Akron site includes a Q&A on wheat sawfly with an after-dinner panel. The flyer with the full schedule and directions can be found at csucrops.com. Contact Sally Jones-Diamond for any questions [email protected]

Denise W. Whigham