Annual wheat production meeting set for Aug. 26 at Hillsboro church

Ag Service Inc. and the Marion County Extension Office will host a wheat production meeting at 6 p.m. Aug. 26 at the Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church, 300 Prairie Pointe.

Jim Shroyer, Kansas State University agronomist, will discuss wheat performance results, new varieties and seed treatments.

Brian Adams, Bayer Crop Sciences, and Ruth Conn, Dupont, will discuss weed control, including herbicide-resistant weeds.

The public is invited, but participants are asked to RSVP by Aug. 24 for meal preparations. That can be done through e-mail at rroberts@ksu.edu, or by calling the extension office at 620-382-2325 or Ag Service at 620-947-3166.

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