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The Lahoma Wheat Field Day will be held this week at the Oklahoma State University North-Central Research Station in Lahoma. Producers will learn about wheat varieties, wheat breeding and pest and weed management. (Photo by Todd Johnson, OSU Agriculture)

OSU Ag hosts Lahoma Wheat Field Day on Friday

Monday, May 13, 2024

Media Contact: Alisa Boswell-Gore | Office of Communications & Marketing, OSU Agriculture | 405-744-7115 |

Oklahoma State University Agriculture will host its annual Lahoma Wheat Field Day this week for producers to learn about wheat varieties, breeding, fertility, disease and pest and weed management.

OSU Agriculture Field Days are educational events presented by OSU Ag Research and OSU Extension to share research-based information and resources with Oklahomans. Field days showcase current agricultural research and relevant best practices through presentations, tours, hands-on workshops and discussions.

Research at OSU locations across the state is often designed for specific applications based on region.

Who: Wheat producers in north-central Oklahoma

 What: OSU Agriculture Lahoma Wheat Field Day

When: 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on May 17

Where: North Central Research Station near Lahoma (GPS coordinates: 36 23’21.6”N 98 06’16.3”W)


  • OSU Wheat Improvement: New Leads, New BreedsBrett Carver, professor, wheat breeding and genetics chair
  • Understanding & Combatting Wheat Diseases – Josh Bushong, area Extension agronomist
  • Wheat Variety Trials of North-Central OklahomaAmanda Silva, assistant professor and Extension specialist, small grains
  • Research and Extension Field Technology ShowcaseBrian Arnall, professor and Extension specialist, precision nutrient management; Steve Phillips, associate professor, soil fertility
  • Navigating Weeds in WheatSwati Shrestha, assistant professor and weed biologist; Liberty Galvin, assistant professor and Extension specialist, weed science
  • Wheat Market Outlook: Navigating Trends, Challenges and OpportunitiesKim Anderson, professor emeritus and Extension specialist, grain marketing

Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m. Continuing education units will be available. Doughnuts and coffee will be provided by the Oklahoma Wheat Growers Association, and lunch and dessert will be sponsored by Farm Credit of Western Oklahoma and Albaugh.

For more information or to register, visit the OSU Agriculture Field Days website.

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