The dry pattern that dominated September has continued into October. Soils across the wheat growing region in Kansas are dry. Learn more about the current conditions in this article.
With row crop harvest well underway, it is time to start planning fall herbicide applications. Herbicide applications in late October through November can improve control of difficult winter annual weeds.
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Be mindful of the many ways that weeds can spread from field to field, including hitching a ride on harvest equipment. Learn what steps can be taken to minimize spreading weed seeds during harvest activities.
The month of September was much drier than normal, with all districts averaging less than average for the month. Read more about the September weather and associated agronomic impacts in the Ag-Climate Update.
Each year in the fall, applicators from across the state attend commercial recertification training programs. These trainings will look different this year. Read about the changes and how to access virtual training courses in Kansas.
There is still time to participate in a short survey concerning your soybean planting intentions for the 2021 season. This survey will help guide winter extension programming and is completely anonymous.