2016 MI Wheat Program Field Day

Date: June 15, 2016
Time: *:15 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Location: Saginaw Valley Research and Extension Center, 3775 S. Reese Road, Frankenmuth, MI 48734
Contact: Jody Pollok-Newsom, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), 517-625-9432

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A field day presenting the latest in Michigan wheat research.

8:15 a.m.         Registration, Coffee & Donuts


8:15 a.m.         Plant Diagnostics Jan Byrne, MSU Plant Diagnostics Center

                        (Bring your plants with you to field day for diagnosis)


9:00 a.m.         Welcome & Introductions Dave Milligan, MI Wheat Program Chairman


9:05 a.m.         Morning Plot Presentations via wagon tour
Eric Olson-preliminary trial-variety improvement;
Eric Olson-Spring Wheat;
Marty Chilvers, Jan Byrne & Martin Nagelkirk-Disease

Late Morning Plot Presentations via wagon tour
Christy Sprague-Weed Control
Kurt Steinke-Fertility
Dennis Pennington- Spray & Chris DiFonzo - Aphids

12:15               Lunch

1:00                 Wheat Research Special Announcement


1:30                 Marketing Update


2:00                 Season Wrap Up Martin Nagelkirk, MSUE & Dennis Pennington, MSU


2:20                 Credits (6 RUP, CCA Pending) & Closing Comments-Jody Pollok-Newsom, MI Wheat


2:30                 Adjourn & Variety Trial Plots                                                                                
Eric Olson-variety trial-optional stop (maps available)

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