Colorado Wheat Field Day Tours Include Kiowa County Stop June 8

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Published Saturday, May 20, 2017

The 2017 Colorado Wheat Field Days will be held June 8-14 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 - to be determined

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


Thursday, June 8

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 5 mi south on Hwy 287/385, .25 mi west on CR CC,
GPS: 38.0126, -102.6177

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

From Brandon, north 6.4 mi on CR 59, west .75 mi on CR W.
GPS: 38.5417, -102.4517

Friday, June 9

Burlington     8:00 a.m.             Eastern CO Seeds, Kit Carson County

From Burlington, west 0.5 miles on Rose Avenue/Highway 24 to Eastern Colorado Seads entrance.
GPS: 39.30, -102.288

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

From Genoa/I-70: 0.9 mi north on CR 31, then east 3 mi on CR 3H. GPS: 39.287, -103.436

Monday, June 13

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

From Briggsdale, 13.5 east on Hwy 14, then 8.5 mi south on WCR 105 (MCR 4).
GPS: 40.5187, -104.072

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

From Prospect Valley, go east 7 mi on Hwy 52, south .25 mi on CR 83.
GPS: 40.068, -104.281

Tuesday, June 13

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
.25 mi. GPS: 40.8365, -102.380

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 1 mi, then north on CR M for .75 mi.
GPS: 40.4056, -102.6068

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

From Yuma, 3 mi east on Hwy 34, north 4.5 mi on CR J. GPS: 40.188, -102.661

Wednesday, June 14

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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