Wheat producers are encouraged to utilize soil testing to aid in making accurate fertilizer decisions. Now is the time to get samples taken and submitted for analysis. Read more in this article from soil fertility specialist, Dorivar Ruiz Diaz.
Wheat producers are faced with an increasing number of varieties from which to choose. This article provides a step-by-step guideline, as well as relevant resources, to help producers make a better decision when selecting one or a few varieties to plant in their operation.
Seed treatments are an important part of wheat production in Kansas. An updated version of the K-State publication MF2955, Seed Treatment Fungicides for Wheat Disease Management 2020 is now available.
Seed quality can be impacted by certain diseases that were prevalent during the growing season. Producers should take certain steps when sowing lower quality wheat to help achieve a good stand.
The registration deadline for the 2020 Kansas Corn Yield Contest is just a couple weeks away! Don't miss this opportunity to enter your high-yielding crop in the contest! Registration deadline is August 31.
K-State Research and Extension is hosting two virtual Fall Field Days in late August. Each event is free and open to the public. Details on speakers and how to register are included in this article.
Please consider completing a short survey on herbicide resistant weed control. The survey will close at the end of August. Information collected will help develop innovative, cost-effective and integrated weed management practices for Kansas farmers.
Don't miss out on the Soil Health Partnership Field Day scheduled for August 18. Two sessions are available - a morning session beginning at 8 a.m. and an evening session at 5:30 p.m. Details are included in this article.