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Join us for Field Day in Temple, Texas!
USDA-ARS-GSWRL and Texas A&M AgriLife scientists and staff would like to invite you to visit the Grassland, Soil and Water Research Laboratory Research Field Site and join us for tours of the fields. This is a great time to learn about the current research being conducted at the center. We recommend all guests wear closed-toed shoes and long pants.
8:00 am Welcome (at the parking garage)
Cropping Systems Research
Soil Health Research Rick Haney
Sunn Hemp/Cowpea Cover Trials Hal Collins and Doug Smith
Safflower Production Trials Hal Collins and Doug Smith
Cotton row spacing and potassium fertility trials Chad Hajda and Hal Collins
Cropping Systems Modeling: Determination of Key Crop Parameters through Field Measurements Norman Meki and Jim Kiniry
Grassland field study Brian Wilsey and Wayne Polley
Remote sensing for field-scale assessment of crop health and production W. Polley
Switchgrass Phil Fay
Bioenergy Crops: Canola and Switchgrass Jim Kiniry
Switchgrass response to changing precipitation Rob Heckman and Phil Fay (back at headquarters rain out shelter)
Prairie Restoration William Fox