Canadian County Wheat Field Day set for May 8

The Canadian County Wheat Field Day and Oklahoma State University’s leading research specialist will be here to discuss the popular OSU wheat replicated trial test plot. The plot is located 3/4 mile south of Highway 152 and Banner road. The OSU wheat replicated grazing and grain trial test plot in cooperation with Bornemann Farms.

The field day will begin at 10 a.m. with updates from the OSU Wheat Team including David Marburger, OSU wheat specialist, Heath Sanders, West District agronomist, and other OSU Specialists. The OSU Wheat Commission and wheat growers will also be on hand providing some industry updates. The OSU Wheat Team will provide updates for the 2018 crop to identify any recent disease pressures, weed challenges, current production updates, and insect observations. They will also be reviewing wheat varieties planted on location. Our specialist will be providing the latest research developments of new prospective varieties and breeding developed for the open market in the near future.   

Lunch will be served at the Bornemann Farm Headquarters Shop located 1/4 mile south to 89th street, 1 mile west to Manning Rd and 1/4 mile south Manning road to the farm shop. Lunch will be sponsored by Ag Credit of Kingfisher, Banner CO-OP, and Okarche Grain and Feed.  

Luncheon registration is due by May 4 by calling the Canadian County OSU Extension Center at 405-262-0155 between 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday.  

For more information about this and other educational opportunities being offered by the Canadian County OSU Extension Center contact Kyle Worthington, Extension Educator Ag/4-H and CED at 405-262-0155.