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Department of Agronomy

Department of Agronomy
Kansas State University
2004 Throckmorton PSC
1712 Claflin Road
Manhattan, KS 66506-0110

Ph: +1-785-532-6101
Fx: +1-785-532-6094

Schedule

Final 2016 Schedule

Saturday, April 2
  • Teams Arrive
  • 6 - 8 PM - Pick up contest materials in Throckmorton Plant Sciences Center 1022 (number 76 on Campus Map, first floor)

Parking: There is a small parking lot located on the southeast corner of Throckmorton. This is available on weekends only. Parking lots A (near Claflin Ave) and B (on Denison Ave) on Campus Map are open for parking after 5pm every day. Please be sure to not park in a 24 hr Reserved Spot - you will get ticketed for this.

If you are staying at the Bluemont Hotel or the Holiday Inn, Throckmorton is only a 15 minute walk (<1mile)

Sunday, April 3
  • Practice Pits – See Practice Pit Schedule
  • 6:30 - 9 PM - Orientation Meeting and catered BBQ dinner at Stanley Stout Center

Directions: 2200 Denison Ave, Manhattan KS 66502 (1.4 miles from Throckmorton). From Campus, continue north on Denison Avenue After you pass Kimball Ave and the Fire Station, there will be a driveway on the east side of the road for the Stanley Stout Center. There is also a sign for the Stanley Stout Center. Follow the driveway up the hill until you hit the Stanley Stout Center. Parking is available right in front of the building.

Monday, April 4
  • Practice Pits – See Practice Pit Schedule
  • 4:00-6:00 PM Bison Loop Tour of Konza Prairie Biological Station
  • Meet at the Agronomy Farm (2200 Kimball Ave) to load onto school buses and continue on to the Konza Prairie. We will depart at 4 pm sharp!

Directions: Use the Agronomy Farm entrance off Kimball Avenue There is a sign out front right near the entrance. From here, there will be someone to direct you on where to park.

Tuesday, April 5
  • Practice Pits – See Practice Pit Schedule
  • 6:30 - 8:30 PM - Coaches Meeting in Throckmorton 2002 (number 76 on Campus Map, Parking: A and B on Campus Map)
  • 6:30 - 7:30 PM - Ice Cream Social for Soil Judgers hosted by the Wheat State Agronomy Club in Throckmorton Lobby
Wednesday, April 6
  • Practice Pits – See Practice Pit Schedule
  • 7 - 9 PM - Banquet at K-State Student Union Ballroom (number 11 on Campus Map)
  • The Ballroom is located on the 2nd floor of the Union. There is a lot of construction in the Union, so the easiest way to the Ballroom is to enter the Union on the northwest side of the building. Once you enter there will be a K-State Student (wearing purple of course) to direct your way up the stairs on your right to the second floor of the Union.

Parking: Parking lot C on Campus Map is open for parking after 5pm. Please be sure to not park in a 24 hr Reserved Spot.

If you are staying at the Bluemont Hotel or the Holiday Inn, The Union is a 5 minute walk.

Thursday, April 7
  • MEETING TIME TBA Individual Judging Contest
  • Meeting location: Agronomy Farm (2200 Kimball Ave) near P6, P7 and P8

Directions: Enter the Agronomy Farm through the entrance off Kimball Avenue There is a sign right out front. When the road comes to a ‘T’ take a left. Follow this road past all the barns and garages. Follow the road through the 90 degree turn, past the compost piles and all the fields until you reach the pits. This way all the vehicles will be facing west.

Friday, April 8
  • MEETING TIME TBA Group Judging Contest
  • MEETING LOCATION TBA
  • 4 PM - Awards Ceremony at Stanley Stout Center

Practice Site Schedule