Source: University of Nebraska

Wheat producers and agricultural professionals can learn the latest in wheat management and technology at the 2011 Wheat Diagnostic School. Attendees can also earn up to 10 certified crop advisor credits, four commercial pesticide applicator credits in agricultural plant pest control and a core hour for commercial pesticide applicators.

K-State Research and Extension agents, professors and specialists from a variety of fields will speak at the conference, which will cover topics such as GMOs in wheat, herbicide performance, nutrients, GPS, fungicides and more.

The conference will be May 11-12 at the K-State Southwest Research-Extension Center at 4500 E. Mary St., Garden City, Kan. Early bird registration is due May 4 with a fee of $75. Registration at the door will be $100. Fees include informational materials, lunch, and beverages.

For more information, contact Kent Martin or Lynn Harshbarger at 620-275-9164 or