2018 Wheat Works
(Times are Central time for Mitchell, Miller, Winner, Gettysburg and Claire City. Times are Mountain time for Milesville and Sturgis.)
4:30 p.m. In Field Diagnosis or Variety Trial Review – SDSU Agronomists and Specialists.
5:30 p.m. Supper – Complimentary Meal
5:45 p.m. Rotate into Profits Presentation – Caren Assman, SD Wheat, Inc.
6:00 p.m. Protein and Moisture Sampling, Integrity and Testing – Perten Instrument Machine Demo
Locations & Dates
May 31, 2018 – Milesville
Wheat Walk – in field diagnosis, disease, insects, weeds, and fertility. South side of Hwy 34 starting 3 miles east of the Billsburg junction (Hwy 34 & Hwy 73)
June 5, 2018 – Sturgis
Wheat Walk – in field diagnosis, disease, insects, weeds, and fertility. North of Sturgis take Bighorn Road west off of Hwy 79 and go approximate 1.5 miles. Plots are on the north side of the road.
June 7, 2018 – Mitchell
Wheat Walk – in field diagnosis, disease, insects, weeds, and fertility. Edinger Brothers – 25287 397th Avenue, Mount Vernon, SD.
June 14, 2018 – Miller
Wheat Walk – in field diagnosis, disease, insects, weeds, and fertility. 36630 188th Street, St. Lawrence. 10 miles north of Miller on Hwy 45 then turn east and go for 6.5 miles.
June 21, 2018 – Winner
Variety Plot Trial – Winter Wheat and Oats. to first plot (oats): From Winner: Turn north on county highway by McDonalds and go 8.5 miles to the T. Plot is on the right. From Hwy 49: Turn on to 266th Street and go 8 miles west to 316th Avenue. Turn left or south and go 1/2 mile. Plot is on the left. From Hwy 183: Turn onto 266th Street and go 10 miles east to 316th Avenue. Turn right (south) and go 1/2 mile. Plot is on the left.
June 27, 2018 – Gettysburg
Variety Plot Trial – Spring Wheat. Go 6 miles south on Hwy 83 from the junction of Hwy 212 and Hwy 83S. One mile west on 170th Street. South side of road.
July 11, 2018 – Claire City
Variety Plot Trial – Spring Wheat. 3.5 miles south of Claire City to 109th Street, then east 3/4 mile.
July 12, 2018 – South Shore
N.E. Research Farm Summer Plot Tour (start time 4:00 p.m.). 8 miles west of South Shore and 15 miles north or take I-29 to exit 193, go west 2 miles.