Thursday, March 16, 2017


Edwin Ritchey, Extension Soil Scientist, University of Kentucky

The University of Kentucky Wheat Science Group will hold a Wheat Field School – EMERGENCY
WHEAT FREEZE EVENT at the UKREC in Princeton KY. This free program consist of a series of
short information sessions as well as a hands-on training to assess wheat damage in the field. UK specialists suggest that participants attending the meeting in Princeton bring whole plant wheat samples from their farm to assess and compare to non-damaged wheat.

Topics include: Wheat Freeze Overview, Economic Considerations, Chemical Residues and Future Implications, Nitrogen Contribution to Corn if Wheat is Terminated, Livestock Feeding Potential if Grain is Not Harvested, Plant Dissection for Freeze Damage Demo, Question and Answer Session, Hands-On Wheat Freeze Assessment.

For more information please click here or call Kelsey Mehl: 270-365-7541 ext. 200 or Colette Laurent: 270-365-7541 ext 264.

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