CSU Extension Hosting Sunflower Production Meeting in Springfield, CO on Dec 9th

Colorado State University Extension is hosting its final sunflower production meeting on Monday December 9th at the Minnick Building in Springfield, Colorado. This meeting will begin with a noon lunch. The event will feature Kevin Larson, Colorado State University Plainsman Research Center Agronomist discussing local sunflower agronomic practices and results.

Topics covered will include new sunflower production research results that have been generated on farms in Eastern Colorado. Topics will focus on oil type sunflower and include current research results regarding variety selection, fertility management, insect management, marketing strategies and others. The meeting is open to the public without cost and are sponsored by Colorado State University Extension, the Colorado Sunflower Administrative Committee, and Colorado Mills.

Questions, please contact Ron Meyer, Golden Plains Area Agronomist, by telephone at 719-346-5571 or email rf.meyer@colostate.edu

Submitted to Barn Media by:

CSU Golden Plains Area Extension,  Ron Meyer, Area Extension Agent (Agronomy), 

(719) 346-5571 x 305, ron.meyer@colostate.edu

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By Brian Allmer - The BARN

Brian Allmer & the BARN are members of the National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB), the Colorado FFA Foundation, the Colorado 4H Foundation, the Colorado Farm Show Marketing Committee, 1867 Club Board Member, Denver Ag & Livestock Club Member, the Weld County Fair Board, the Briggsdale FFA Advisory Council, Briggsdale 4H Club Beef Leader & Founder / Coordinator of the Briggsdale Classic Open Jackpot Show.