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2017 Caddo Research Station - Peanut and Cotton Field Tour

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 11:24:03 CDT

2017 Caddo Research Station Field Tour
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Caddo Research Station
Ft. Cobb, Oklahoma

Peanut and Cotton acreage is way up in 2017 and crop conditions have been outstanding. Get ready for harvest by joining OSU and USDA/ARS extension and research specialists at Ft. Cobb, OK for the annual Caddo Research Station Tour to be held at 5:30 PM Thursday 21 Sept. Activities will actually begin earlier in the afternoon. A peanut hull-blasting clinic will begin at 3:00 PM and peanut producers are invited to bring samples from their fields to assess crop maturity and help project a timely harvest date. At 5:30 PM we will tour research and demonstration plots that cover the latest in peanut variety development, peanut disease control, weed control in peanuts and cotton, and the latest in cotton varieties and technology. The tour will wrap up with dinner and industry updates.

3:00 PM Peanut Hull Blasting and Maturity Assessment
5:00 PM Tour Peanut and Cotton Research and Demonstration Plots
Tour stops:
Peanut Variety Development
Kelly Chamberlin and Rebecca Bennett
USDA-ARS, Stillwater
Peanut Weed Control
Todd Baughman, OSU, Ardmore
Peanut Disease Control
John Damicone, OSU, Stillwater
Cotton Cropping Systems and Varieties
Randy Boman, OSU Altus
7:00 PM Dinner and Sponsor Updates


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