Archive | Agronomy

K-State Wheat Plot Tour

Thursday, May 19th, the Kansas State Research and Extension Council put on a tour of the Ellsworth County wheat plot that is on local farmer, David Wesseler’s farm ground. The test plot is located north of Lorraine on the east side of 10th Road. K-State Professor of Wheat Breeding, Allan K Fritz spoke to local […]

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2016 Employee Meeting

The yearly employee meeting was held on April 25th, 2016 at Studio 96 in Sterling. Some awards that were given were the Central Prairie Co-op Years of Service Awards (March 1, 2015 – February 29, 2016). Employees receiving this award include: Paula Gabehart – 5 years Michele Mans – 5 years Junior Nelson – 5 years Jim […]

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Bushton Agronomy Crop Tour

A total of 30+ growers showed up to listen to experts from Central Prairie Co-op, Winfield and Heartland Soil Sampling on Thursday, March 31st. The morning started off with a presentation from Landon Oldham of Heartland Soil, followed by a presentation from Eric Hansen and Don Pope of Winfield. During this time growers enjoyed coffee, […]

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Warner Passes CCA Exam

Central Prairie Co-op Field and Sales Agronomist, Brandon Warner passed the American Society of Agronomy: Certified Crop Advisor program. The CCA certification was established in 1992 to provide a benchmark for practicing agronomy professionals in the United States and Canada. Warner joins more than 13,000 agronomists that have passed this extensive exam in North America. […]

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