The 2017 Colorado Wheat Field Days will be held June 8-14 across 11 different variety trial sites in eastern Colorado.
- 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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