2020 Summer Field Day

Wednesday, June 10, 2020 | 8-11 a.m.

8 a.m. — Welcome and Introductions to the Virtual Field Day – Dave Milligan, MI Wheat Program Chairman

8:05 a.m. — Welcome to the Virtual Field Day – Jim Kells, MSU Professor and Project GREEEN Coordinator

2020 Field Day – Welcome and Event Introduction  (video below)

8:10 a.m. — Presentations

Weed Management, Dr. Christy Sprague

  • Roughstalk bluegrass in winter wheat: Should we be concerned?, Dr. Christy Sprague

Precision Planting Wheat, Dr. Manni Singh

  • Precision planting in winter wheat, Dr. Manni Singh

Disease Management, Marty Chilvers and Martin Nagelkirk

  • 2020 Field Day: Managing Fusarium head scab, Marty Chilvers

Wheat planting/Seeding Research and Scouting Report, Dennis Pennington

  • 2020 Field Day:  Wheat research and scouting report, Dennis Pennington

Wheat Grain and Straw Production, Dr. Kurt Steinke

  • 2020 Field Day:  Start right to finish well with nutrient management of wheat, Dr. Kurt Steinke

Wheat Variety Improvement, Dr. Eric Olson

  • 2020 Field Day: New wheat varieties for Michigan farmers

10:10 a.m. — Regional Wheat Crop Reports

  • Paul Gross
  • Bruce MacKellar
  • Monica Jean
  • Christian Tollini
  • Bob Battel,
  • Ricardo Costa
  • Martin Nagelkirk
  • Dennis Pennington

10:50 a.m. Michigan Wheat Yield Contest – Jody Pollok-Newsom, MI Wheat Program Executive Director

10:55 a.m. — Closing Comments, Evaluation Survey

11 a.m. — Adjourn