Prolonged drought in much of Kansas has resulted in marginal wheat stands and a difficult decision for many farmers, especially with reasonably strong prices. Thin wheat stands will require residual herbicides to limit competition from weeds. However, if the field might be planted to another crop this spring, some residual herbicides will limit options for a subsequent crop. Learn more in this article.
Wet weather has been creeping into northeast Kansas this week resulting in conditions favorable for Fusarium head blight (scab). In this article, we walk through some reminders for fungicide applications for each of these diseases.