Jeanne Falk-Jones, area agronomist, Kansas State University: For the last two years, many winter wheat farmers who have managed for higher protein levels were able to garner a protein premium at harvest. Jeanne Falk-Jones will describe the protein/yield relationship to help you capture more value.
Jesse Poland is Assistant Professor at Kansas State University and serves as Associate Director of Wheat Genetics Resource Center and Director of the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Applied Wheat Genomics.
Lucas Haag was raised on a diversified dryland farming and ranching operation near Lebanon, Nebraska along the Kansas/Nebraska line. He received his B.S. in Agricultural Technology Management in 2005 and a M.S. in Agronomy (crop ecophysiology) in 2008 from Kansas State University. Lucas served as assistant scientist at K-State’s Southwest Research-Extension Center at Tribune, Kansas for 3 years and completed his Ph.D. in Agronomy (crop ecophysiology) in 2013. He is currently an assistant professor of agronomy and Northwest Area Agronomist with Kansas State University stationed at the Northwest Research-Extension Center, Colby, Kansas. He has extension agronomy responsibilities for 26 counties in northwest and north-central Kansas. He conducts research and extension activities in a variety of areas but specializes in precision ag and dryland cropping systems. Lucas also remains actively tied to production ag as a partner with his brothers in Haag Land and Cattle Co.
Dr. Arnall’s extension, teaching, and research efforts are focused on precision technologies and nutrient management in all of Oklahoma’s cropping systems with an emphasis in site specific techniques. He works closely with extension educators and industry personnel to improve nutrient management practices in Oklahoma that will lead to increased profitability of Oklahoma producers. Dr. Arnall has been involved in sensor based technologies, remote sensing and variable rate application for more than ten years. He currently has several ongoing studies focused on precision technologies including the developed of methods to use sensor based technologies in canola production and ground truthing the use of sensors and VRT technologies in wheat, corn and sorghum production.
Kim Anderson, Professor Emeritus of Agricultural Economics, serves as the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Crop Marketing and Risk Management Specialist and teaches “Agricultural Production and Sales.” His stakeholders include crop producers and grain handlers. Through mass media, which includes regularly scheduled print, television, and social media, he has a state, regional, national, and world audience. His sales class enrollment averages 230 students per year. Kim was raised on a grain and dairy farm in Muskogee County, Oklahoma.
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