Plant analysis is an excellent diagnostic tool to help understand some of the variation among corn plants in the field. This testing can also be used for general monitoring or quality control purposes. There are different guidelines for tissue collection depending on how you plan to use the test results.
This article examines the weather conditions in southwest Kansas during the recent extreme heat wave. Specifically, this article discusses the Kansas Mesonet Cattle Comfort Index and how this weather event led to cattle losses in certain locations in southwest Kansas.
The results of the 2021 National Winter Canola Variety Trial (NWCVT) are now available online. The objectives of the NWCVT are to evaluate the performance of released and experimental varieties, determine where these varieties are best adapted, and increase the visibility of winter canola across the United States.
K-State and the Kansas Agribusiness Retailers Association will be hosting two, 2-day field schools on July 12-13 and July 14-15 at the K-State Agronomy North Farm in Manhattan. The focus this year will be on corn and sorghum production. The cost for the program is $210 and includes lunch on both days. See article for the agenda and registration information.
The Department of Agronomy is hosting a Weed Science Field Day! This free event provides an opportunity to browse extension weed science herbicide evaluation trials, network with K-State Weed Science faculty and industry representatives, learn more about weed management and new sprayer technology, and receive 1A credit. Sign-up by July 5!