Farmers, are you needing to pick a new variety of wheat or having problems with weed control?

Then make plans to attend the Pre-plant Wheat School on Aug. 30 in Hays.

The event will begin with a light supper at 5:30 p.m. with the program starting at 6 p.m. in the meeting room of the Cottonwood District’s Hays Office, 601 Main.

According to Cottonwood District Extension Agent Stacy Campbell, topics of discussion by Extension specialists will be wheat variety selection, disease and weed control options, variety interaction with nitrogen and fungicide, managing nitrogen for protein, rotations and tillage interactions.

Pre-registration is requested by Monday by calling (785) 628-9430 or by emailing Theresa at