May 1, 2012 Wheat Field Day Set for May 17
The multi-county annual Wheat Field Day will be held on Thursday, May 17 at the Syngenta Cereals Breeding facility in Lockett, TX. Registration will begin at 9 AM.
Field tours will include discussions of new wheat varieties lead by Dr. Allen Fritz, Professor and Wheat Research Leader at Kansas State University. Haydee Laza, Associate Plant Scientist with Syngenta Seeds will discuss Integrated Forage/Grain Production Systems with Wheat and Triticale. Rob Borchardt, Robbie Long and Brent Besler will visit with attendees about Optimized Wheat Management Systems. Keynote speaker, Dr. Allen Fritz, will present “Holistic Wheat Decision Systems” during his noon presentation.
A catered lunch will be provided.
Sponsors for the Field Day include Texas AgriLife Extension, Syngenta Seeds, DuPont Crop Protection and Winfield Solutions. Three continuing education units will be available.