2017 Summer Field Day

MSU Plant Pathology Research Center – 3735 College Road, Lansing, MI 48909
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 – 8:15 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

The Michigan Wheat Program’s fifth annual Field Day was held at the MSU Plant Pathology Farm in Lansing. Access our agenda here to see presenters’ videos, slide decks and handouts.

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

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

  • Welcome to 2017 Summer Field Day

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

Wheat Disease Update, Dr. Marty Chilvers and Martin Nagelkirk

  • Wheat Disease Update, Dr. Marty Chilvers and Martin Nagelkirk – Video below

  • Field Notes: Head scab, stripe rust and fungicides, bulletin – Download PDF
  • Fungicide Efficacy for Control of Wheat Diseases Table, bulletin – Download PDF

Breeding High Performance Wheat, Dr. Eric Olson

  • Breeding High-Performance Wheat – Video below

MSU Wheat Variety Development, bulletin – Download PDF

Weed Control Research, Dr. Christy Sprague

  • 2017 Update on Weed Control Research in Wheat – Video below

  • Michigan Wheat Field Day Field Notes: Herbicide options for weed control in winter wheat – Download PDF

Macro’s, Micro’s, and Magical Mixes, Dan Quinn (MS Candidate) and Kurt Steinke

  • Macro’s, Micro’s and Magical Mixes – Video below

  • 2017 Michigan Wheat Field Day Soil Fertility & Nutrient Management Research, bulletin – Download PDF

Wheat Establishment, Dennis Pennington and Martin Nagelkirk

  • Wheat Establishment in the Field – Video Below

12:30 p.m. – Lunch

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

  • MSU Diagnostic Services Submittal Form and Sample Collection Guidelines – Download PDF

1:15 p.m. – Season Update

Market Outlook, Nick Reigler, Michigan Ag Commodities

  • Wheat Market Outlook: Trends & Direction for Michigan – Video Below

Wheat Market Outlook, Trends and Direction for Michigan – Download PowerPoint

National Wheat Activities, Dave Milligan, Secretary, National Association of Wheat Growers

Looking Ahead to Harvest, Martin Nagelkirk, MSU Extension and Dennis Pennington, MSU Wheat Specialist

Credits* and Closing Comments, Dave Milligan, Michigan Wheat Program Chairman

(6 RUP and 4 CCA credits)

2:00 p.m. – Adjourn