2015 Summer Field Day

MSU Plant Pathology Research Center – 3735 College Road, Lansing, MI
Wednesday, June 17, 2015

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

Plant Disease Identification: Participants invited to bring wheat samples for diagnosis of disease or injury – Jan Byrne, MSU Diagnostic Services

9:00 a.m. – Welcome & Introductions, David Milligan, Michigan Wheat Program Chairman

9:10 a.m. – Plot Presentations via wagon tour

Wheat Scab Nursery – Frances Trail, Beth Brisco McCann

Wheat Diseases – Marty Chilvers, Martin Nagelkirk

Breeding High Performance Wheat – Eric Olson

Wheat and Red Clover Tolerance to Fall and Spring Herbicide Applications – Christy Sprague

Achieving Winning Nitrogen Combinations – Kurt Steinke, Chris Bauer

Nutrient Management Strategies and Technologies-Kurt Steinke and Mike Swoish

12:30 p.m. – Lunch

Plant Disease Identification – Jan Byrne, MSU Diagnostic Services

1:00 p.m. – Season Update

Market Outlook – Bruce Sutherland, Michigan Ag Commodities

Risk Management Agency Crop Insurance Changes – Jody Pollok-Newsom, MI Wheat Program

Looking Ahead to Harvest – Martin Nagelkirk, MSU Extension

Credits* & Closing Comments – Jody Pollok-Newsom, MI Wheat Exec Director
(*RUP-6 and CCA-3 ½ credits)

1:30 p.m. – Adjourn

1:30 p.m. – (Optional) Variety Trial Performance mysites at Mason Farms.