eUpdate Articles Tagged: freezing temperatures


Effect of low temperatures on summer row crops

Extreme low temperatures were recorded in western Kansas this week. What are the potential impacts to corn, soybean, and grain sorghum in that part of the state moving forward?

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Soil versus air temperatures: Understanding the relationship

During the bitterly cold period in mid-February, air temperatures dropped as low as -30 F in some locations. Soil temperatures, however, did not get near that cold. Several interacting factors control soil temperature flux. Learn some basic principles about soil temperature changes in this article.

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Risk of freeze injury to Kansas wheat for April 20-22, 2021

Several factors interact to influence the degree of freeze damage to wheat. Some of these factors are wheat growth stage, air temps, duration of cold weather, soil temps, snow cover, landscape position, and crop residue. Where does the KS wheat crop stand after this latest bout of cold weather?

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Spring freeze effects on weed management

The recent cold weather have prompted concerns about the effectiveness of burndown herbicide applications. Will herbicide applications made in recent days be effective? Here are some factors that could influence the outcome on your farm.

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