FORT COLLINS, Colo. — The 2021 Colorado Wheat Field Days will be held June 10-15 at ten different variety trial sites throughout Eastern Colorado (schedule below). The field days are jointly hosted by the Colorado Wheat Administrative Committee (CWAC), the Colorado Association of Wheat Growers (CAWG), the Colorado Wheat Research Foundation (CWRF), Colorado State University (CSU) Crops Testing and Colorado State University Cooperative Extension.
The program at each field day will feature a walk-through of the variety trial with CSU’s new Wheat Breeder, Dr. Esten Mason. Attendees will also hear updates from the CSU Crops Testing leader, Dr. Jerry Johnson; Colorado Wheat Executive Director, Brad Erker; and Director of Colorado Seed Programs, Laura Pottorff. CSU experts on weed science, entomology, and pathology will also showcase their strong wheat research and extension activities.
The program at each location will last about an hour. For a detailed schedule with directions to each location, visit www.coloradowheat.org.
|Thursday, June 10||8:30 a.m.||Walsh – Plainsman Research Center|
|12:00 p.m.||Lamar – Stulp Farms|
|4:00 p.m.||Brandon – Burl Scherler Farms|
|Friday, June 11||8:00 a.m.||Burlington – Michael Hinkhouse Farms|
|11 a.m.||Genoa – Beedy Farms|
|Monday, June 14||12:00 p.m.||Orchard – Wickstrom Farms|
|4:00 p.m.||Roggen – Cooksey Farms|
|Tuesday, June 15||8:30 a.m.||Julesburg – Carlson Farms|
|12:00 p.m.||Holyoke – Sprague Farms (Irr.)|
|4:00 p.m.||Yuma – Andrews Brothers Farms|
— Colorado Wheat
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