Barn Media 5-7-12: The 2012 Colorado Wheat Field Days are June 11-19th
May 6, 2012
CSU Extension is excited by the quality of varieties in the 2012 variety trials including advanced entries from Scott Haley’s wheat breeding program, released varieties from CSU, varieties from other states (Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, and Montana), and entries from six private wheat seed companies. Here in Colorado we are lucky to have our wheat breeder fully participate in the field days, describe the varieties in the trial, and give us an update on issues related to breeding and variety development. Darrell Hanavan, the director of our wheat commodity groups has always placed a high priority on participation in the field days which distinguishes our field days. The field days are co-sponsored by the Colorado Wheat Administrative Committee who works with local sponsors to provide meals at each field day…
Brian Allmer has been in agriculture broadcasting since 2005, and has lived in Northeastern Colorado his entire life. Allmer is dedicated to covering the agriculture issues that those involved in agriculture face today in the United States and in Colorado.
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Allmer currently lives on a working family farm and ranch in Northeastern Colorado, with his two children, Samantha and TJ and his lovely wife, Connie. Allmer’s lifelong goal is to promote agriculture in a positive way and to shine the light along that journey on the hard-working young women and men involved in the FFA and in 4-H.