The dry down process for grain sorghum is affected by several factors including temperature, humidity, and late-season stress conditions. Read more about the dry down process and how to estimate when sorghum will be ready to harvest.
High winds and dry soils are bad combination when it comes to controlling soil erosion. It's important to monitor fields conditions in the event that emergency erosion control measures are needed.
Musk thistle is classified as a noxious weed in Kansas and infests over 700,000 acres. Fall is an excellent time to spray musk thistle as it's in the rosette growth stage. Fall treatment also offers reduced risk of off-target drift.
You may have heard the terms El Nino and La Nina in discussions about weather patterns. What do these terms mean and how do they help predict future climate forecasts for Kansas? Learn more in this article from the Kansas Mesonet team.
Soybean harvest is well underway in parts of Kansas. Don't forget to showcase your high yields! All soybean growers are invited to participate in the 2020 Kansas Soybean Yield and Value Contests. Read more about how to enter in this article.