Using Smartphone technology in wheat production is one of several topics to be addressed at Kansas State University Research and Extension’s field day on Tuesday, Aug. 23, at the South Central Kansas Experiment Field near Hutchinson.

Researchers based at Kansas State’s campus in Manhattan, as well as at the South Central Field will give presentations on a range of topics, including:

• Weather Information and Field Conditions – Bill Heer;

• Annual Vegetable Oil Production in Kansas from Crop Combinations – Todd Ballard;

• Evaluating Center Pivot Nozzle Packages – Dan Rogers;

• Nutrient Management After Failed Corn – Dave Mengel; and

• iWheat: Using Smartphone Technologies to Manage Wheat Pests – Brian McCornak and Wendy Johnson.

The event begins at 6 p.m. and will be held at the Kansas State University Redd Foundation Property, located at 7904 South Highpoint Rd. Lunch will be provided, compliments of the Hutchinson-Reno County Chamber of Commerce Ag Business Committee.

More information is available by calling the center at (620) 662-9021.

Source: Kansas State University Research and Extension