Pre-Plant Corn School set for Jan. 30

It’s never too early to make a good plan. Even though it seems a ways off, corn planting time will be here before you know it. A Pre-Plant Corn School will be held on Jan. 30 at the Southeast Research and Extension Center at 25092 Ness Rd. in Parsons, Kansas. Registration for the event will start at 8:30 a.m. and the presentations will begin at 9 a.m.

Featured speakers include Dave Mengel, Soil Fertility Specialist; Gretchen Sassenrath, Cropping Systems Specialist; Doug Shoup, Southeast Area Crops and Soils Specialist; and Josh Coltrain, Wildcat Extension District Crop Production Agent.

A wide range of topics will be covered including corn cropping systems, weed management and soil fertility. Additionally, in the afternoon the newly required auxin specific training for producers wanting to use the new dicamba products this year will be presented.

Please call the Southeast Research and Extension office at 620-421-4826 to pre-register for the meal. For more information, contact Josh Coltrain, Crop Production Agent, at [email protected] or 620-724-8233.