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2022 Hancock Field Day – Thursday, July 7, 1-5pm

July 7, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Address: Hancock Agricultural Research Station, N3909 County Rd V, Hancock, WI 54943

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Kick-off & Introductions (HARS Grounds) 1:00-1:15 pm

1:00 – 1:05     Troy Fishler (HARS Superintendent) – ‘Welcome & Introductions’

1:05 – 1:10     Amber Walker (HARS SRF Manager) ‘Storage Research Facility Update & Tour Times’

1:10 – 1:15     Tony Johnson (Forestry Educator; UW-Madison Extension) – ‘Forestry/Agroforestry Outreach’


Field Wagon Tours & Research Reports 1:15pm-3:45pm

MC: Ken Schroeder (UW-Madison Division of Extension Agricultural Agent)


C14/15 South End of Field

1:20 – 1:35     Yi Wang – ‘Research Update on Precision Agriculture for Vegetable Crops’

K9 East End of Field

1:40 – 1:55     Russ Groves – ‘Reduced-Risk Insect Management Options in Processing Vegetables’

K12 East End of Field

1:55 – 2:10     Sean Fenstemaker – US Potato Genebank Research at HARS: ‘Using Wild Germplasm for Trait Discovery and Introgression to Improve Cultivated Potato’

K15 East End of Field

2:10 – 2:25     Paul Bethke – ‘Diploid Seed Multiplication Trial’

R4 Northwest Corner of Field

2:30 – 2:45     Jed Colquhoun – ‘Update on Water Quality & Weed Management Research’

S21 North End of Field

2:50 – 3:05     Amanda Gevens – ‘Update on Potato & Vegetable Diseases’

C23 North End of Field

3:10 – 3:25     Matt Ruark & Ashmita Rawal – ‘Nitrogen, Potatoes, and Soil Health’

C25 North End of Field

3:25 – 3:40     Jeff Endelman – ‘Potato Breeding Update’


Field Day Wrap-up and Announcements (HARS Grounds) – 3:45-3:50 pm


**Social Hour will begin immediately after wrap-up around our outdoor pavilion. Beverages and potato chips will be provided by our friends with the WPVGA’s Associate Division and brats, beef franks, potato salad and baked beans will be provided by the Hancock Ag Research Station.

*Tours of the Hancock Storage Research Facility at 2:30pm and immediately following wrap-up.

*Self-Guided Tours of the A.R. Albert & Villetta Albert-Hawley Horticultural Garden


July 7, 2022
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Hancock Agricultural Research Station
N3909 County Rd V
Hancock, WI 54943 United States
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