MANHATTAN, KAN. – Three K-State Corn Production Management Schools will be offered in early January 2018 in western, central, and eastern Kansas. Each school will provide in-depth training targeted for corn producers in those regions. The schools are coordinated with Kansas Corn and the signature sponsor is DuPont Pioneer.

The one-day schools will cover current corn topics including: weed control, production management, nutrient management, insects and diseases, planter technology, usable corn condition progress tools, and price and market perspectives. More information on the topics and speakers for each school can be found at

Registration for each school is at 8:45 a.m. with the program to begin at 9 a.m. and adjourn at 2 p.m. The dates and locations are:

— Jan. 8: Hesston, AGCO building, 420 W. Lincoln Blvd Ryan Flaming, Harvey County, 316-284-6930

— Jan. 9: Garden City, Clarion Inn, 1911 E. Kansas Ave. AJ Foster, Southwest Area Crops and Soils Specialist;

— Jan. 11: Leavenworth, The Barn, 17624 Santa Fe Trail Karol Lohman, Leavenworth County,, 913-364-5700

The schools are free to attend thanks to the support of DuPont Pioneer and Kansas Corn. Lunch will be provided and participants are asked to pre-register before Jan. 6.

Registration may be completed online at or through a local K-State Research and Extension office.

More information is also available by contacting Ignacio Ciampitti, K-State crop production and cropping systems specialist, or 785-532-6940; or Stacy Mayo-Martinez, Kansas Corn director of iIndustry relations,