Afternoon sessions at Sheridan College for producers and for homeowners follow crop variety trial tours in the morning near Wyarno during the Sheridan Research and Extension Center (ShREC) Field Day Saturday, June 15.
Registration begins at 9 a.m. and tours start at 9:30 at the Wyarno site seven miles east of the Sheridan Information Center on 5th street, said Valtcho Jeliazkov, ShREC director.
Tours include reclamation projects, a reclamation project using coal-bed methane water, alfalfa variety and sainfoin trials, a homeowner turfgrass demonstration trial, trials with oilseeds for biodiesel production and organic gardens. Also toured will be high tunnel grape production and the apple orchard.
The venue then switches to the Sheridan College Science Center building for a tour of the Adams Ranch forage trial and vineyard, and also forage, oilseeds, specialty crops and sugar beet trials close to the science building. Lunch will be provided to anyone who registered at Wyarno or who RSVPs in advance, said Jeliazkov. RSVPs are requested by Monday, June 10, by calling 307-737-2415 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The schedule is at http://bit.ly/ShRECfieldday.