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75th Anniversary Field Day at the Manhattan Plant Materials Center • Riley County

Tuesday, Jun 7th, 2011 @ 8am-3:30pm
Plant Materials Center • 3800 South 20th Street • Manhattan, KS • Map

The following field day activities to celebrate the anniversary will include:
8:00 – 9:00 Registration
9:00 – 10:00 Welcome and PMC Overview
10:00 – 12:00 PMC Tour
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch catered by Ricky’s Café, $7:50 charge
1:00 – 3:30 Breakout sessions including the following:
-Native Grass/Forbs, Tree/shrub Issues, Rainfall Simulator, Bio-Energy, Soils, Forbs/Medicinal Uses, Cover Crops, and Pollinators.

Reservations for the field day are needed by May 20 and can be made by calling the PMC at 785-539-8761. There will be a $7.50 charge for lunch payable at noon to the caterer.

This field day will be conducted outdoors so dress appropriately. Hat, sunscreen, walking shoes and a lawn chair (if desired) are encouraged.

Contact: Rich Wynia richard.wynia@ks.usda.gov 785-539-8761

More Info: Field Day Event

Sponsor: NRCS Plant Materials Center Sponsor

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