Wheat Field Day Tours Include Kiowa County Stop June 9

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2016 Wheat Field Days Tours
Published Saturday, May 28, 2016

The 2016 Colorado Wheat Field Days will be held June 9-15 across 11 different variety trial sites in eastern Colorado.

Tours include

  • Walk-through of variety trial with Dr. Scott Haley, CSU Wheat Breeder
  • Collaborative on-farm testing -- Dr. Jerry Johnson, CSU Crops Testing Leader
  • Seed certification & plant variety protection -- Rick Novak, CSU Director of Seed Programs
  • CWRF and CWAC updates -- Joe Westhoff, CWRF Seed & Trait Specialist

Each plot tour will last about an hour and all field day locations will include refreshments or a meal.

 

Thursday, June 9

Walsh            8:00 a.m.             Plainsman Research Center, Baca County

From west side of Walsh, north 4 mi on Rd 43, west 1.5 mi on Rd HH.
Research station on south side of Rd HH. GPS: 37.4346, -102.3193

Lamar           1:00 p.m.             Stulp Farms, Prowers County

From Hwy 385/287 in Lamar, go 20 mi south on Hwy 287/385, 3.5 mi east on CR M,
2 mi south on CR 12, 1.6 mi east on CR K. GPS: 37.7745, -102.5186

Brandon        5:00 p.m.             Burl Scherler Farms, Kiowa County

From Brandon, north 6.4 mi on CR 59, west 2 mi on CR W, south 0.25 mi on CR 57.
GPS: 38.5361, -102.4723

Friday, June 10

Burlington     8:00 a.m.             Randy Wilks Farm, Kit Carson County

From Burlington, south 7 mi on Hwy 385, west on CR L for 1 mi, south 0.4 mi on CR 47.
GPS: 39.1818, -102.2968

Genoa           12:00 p.m.           Ross Hansen Farms, Lincoln County

From Genoa/I-70: 0.9 mi north on CR 31, then east 2 mi on CR 3H. GPS: 39.2878, -103.4555

Monday, June 13

Orchard         12:00 p.m.           Wickstrom Farms, Morgan County

From Briggsdale, 13.5 east on Hwy 14, then 13 mi south on WCR 105 (MCR 4).
GPS: 40.4530, -104.0714

Roggen         4:00 p.m.             Cooksey Farms, Weld County

From Prospect Valley, go east 8 mi on Hwy 52, north 1 mi on CR 85, then east 0.3 mi on CR 14.
GPS: 40.0878, -104.2568

Tuesday, June 14

Julesburg      9:00 a.m.             Carlson Farms, Sedgwick County

From Ovid/I-76 (exit 172), go south 6.1 mi on Ovid road (CR 29), turn east on CR 14 for
2.4 mi. GPS: 40.8353, -102.3361

Haxtun          1:00 p.m.             Steve Boerner Farms, Phillips County (Irrigated)

From Haxtun, go south on Hwy 59 for 17 miles, east on CR 57 for 0.75 mi.
GPS: 40.3946, -102.6118

Yuma            4:00 p.m.             Andrews Brothers Farm, Yuma County

From Yuma, 3 mi east on Hwy 34, north 4.6 mi on CR J. GPS: 40.1850, -102.6612

Wednesday, June 15

Akron            8:45 a.m.             Akron USDA-ARS Research Station

From Akron, 4 mi E on Hwy 34 to USDA-ARS research center. GPS: 40.1526, -103.1357

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