06-30-16 *CSU Ext News* Ron Meyer: Colorado State University Wheat Test Plot Harvest Underway near Burlington, CO…

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CSU Test Plot Wheat Harvest near Burlington CO 063016

Colorado State University Wheat Test Plot Harvest Underway

(Burlington, Colo.) – Colorado State University Wheat Testing Harvest is underway.  Pictured are two test plot combines used for wheat research.  Approximately 2000 wheat varieties are being evaluated at the Burlington testing Site.  The site is located on the Randy Wilks farm, south of Burlington.  As a result of extensive testing and wheat breeding work, Avery, a new Colorado State University Hard Red Winter wheat has been released to growers.

Submitted to Barn Media by:

CSU Golden Plains Area Extension,  Ron Meyer, Area Extension Agent (Agronomy), 

(719) 346-5571 x 305, ron.meyer@colostate.edu

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