2024 eUpdate Archive


April 2024

999  April 11th, 2024    

Pre-emergence herbicides for soybeans soybeans weed control pre-emergence residual herbicides 
Off-target movement of herbicides with wind erosion herbicide erosion wind erosion off target movement 
Soybean row spacing in Kansas soybeans row spacing 
The Endangered Species Act: What you need to know label requirements EPA Endangered Species 
Integrated Pest Management: New resource to help identify weeds in Kansas weeds identification pest management IPM 
Several K-State publications on insect pest management updated for 2024 insects publication  

998  April 5th, 2024    

Adjusting seeding rates for soybeans planting soybeans seeding rate plant density 
Starter fertilizer for corn - Nitrogen placement and rate nitrogen corn fertilizer starter fertilizer phosphorus 
Causes of yellow wheat - Weather and disease factors disease yellow wheat freeze injury wheat 
Causes of yellow wheat - Soil fertility factors wheat yellow wheat nutrient deficiency soil fertility 
Spring freeze effects on winter canola canola freeze injury winter canola 
Timing, timing, timing: Alfalfa weevil season is upon us! insects alfalfa alfalfa weevils 

March 2024

997  March 28th, 2024    

Update - Soil temperature and moisture status in Kansas planting soil moisture spring planting corn soybeans soil temperature planting date 
2024 Kansas wheat: Crop conditions and risk of freeze injury wheat freeze freeze injury crop development 
Injury symptoms from freeze damage to wheat wheat freeze injury freezing temperatures 
First hollow stem update - March 27, 2024 dual purpose grazing wheat first hollow stem 
Optimal corn seeding rate recommendations planting corn seeding rate plant density 
Soybean planting date and maturity group selection planting soybeans maturity group optimum planting dates 

996  March 21st, 2024    

Spring planting in Kansas: Soil temperature and moisture status soil moisture spring planting planting soil temperature 
Considerations for early fungicide applications on wheat in 2024 wheat fungicide foliar diseases split fungicide 
Outlook for stripe rust in 2024 Kansas wheat crop wheat disease outlook stripe rust 
Foliar fungicide efficacy for wheat disease management wheat publication foliar fungicides efficacy disease management 
Updated soil test interpretations and fertilizer recommendations for Kansas soil testing publication fertilizer soil fertility 
Army cutworm activity in western Kansas insects army cutworms miller moths 
Insect activity update: Alfalfa weevils insects alfalfa alfalfa weevils 

995  March 14th, 2024    

First hollow stem update - March 14, 2024 wheat dual purpose grazing first hollow stem 
Managing spring-planted cover crops for grazing grazing cover crops dryland cool-season 
Start monitoring alfalfa weevils using degree days and scouting alfalfa alfalfa weevils scouting growing degree days 
Winter 2023-2024 for Kansas: The Season in Review winter winter weather weather 
Soil Health and Cropping System Sustainability Field Day - April 5 soil health Field Day 

994  March 7th, 2024    

Topdressing wheat with nitrogen fertilizer wheat nitrogen topdress fertilizer 
Pay attention to growth stage for spring herbicide decisions on wheat wheat herbicide growth stage application timing 
Residual herbicides for corn corn weed control pre-emergence residual herbicides 
Tips for safe and successful prescribed burning this spring weather prescribed burning wildfire smoke 
Join the CoCoRaHS Network...because every drop counts! weather CoCoRaHS rain 
High Plains Sunflower Production Meetings - March 12 and 13 meetings sunflowers 
Central Kansas Forage Update - March 21 forage hay meetings 
Don't miss the last K-State Crop Talk webinar on March 12 virtual webinar Crop Talk 

February 2024

993  February 29th, 2024    

The 2024 Kansas fire season is here prescribed burning wildfire fire weather 
Burn bans and red flag warnings in Kansas prescribed burning red flag warnings wildfire burn ban 
Potential effects of recent warm temperatures on the wheat crop wheat warm temperatures green-up 
Optimal time to remove cattle from wheat pastures: First hollow stem wheat dual purpose grazing first hollow stem 
First hollow stem update - Feb. 29, 2024 wheat grazing dual purpose first hollow stem 
Wheat variety fall forage yield comparison for 2023-24 fall forage dual purpose yield results wheat variety trials 
Late winter kochia control in fields going to soybeans, sunflowers, and wheat wheat soybeans weed control kochia pre-emergence sunflowers 
Looking ahead to spring weather in Kansas weather spring climate spring outlook 
Don't miss the remaining K-State Crop Talk webinars virtual webinars CropTalk  
Update - Full program details are set for two Wheat Rx seminars Wheat Rx meetings wheat seminars 

992  February 22nd, 2024    

Late winter kochia control in fields going to corn or grain sorghum grain sorghum corn weed control kochia pre-plant herbicide 
Wheat streak mosaic virus confirmed in three counties in Kansas in 2024 disease wheat wheat streak mosaic barley yellow dwarf 
2023 Kansas Performance Tests reports for corn, soybeans, grain sorghum, and sunflowers soybeans grain sorghum corn Performance Tests sunflower  
Corn management in Kansas for 2024 corn publication crop production 
Wheat Rx seminars - Get your prescription for next year's wheat crop wheat Wheat Rx meetings  
K-State Crop Talk webinar series kicks off on February 20 virtual webinars Crop Talk  

991  February 15th, 2024    

Update - Federal court vacates labels for over-the-top dicamba herbicides soybeans dicamba label requirements cotton EPA 
Preplant herbicide applications for kochia control  weed control kochia pre-plant herbicide 
K-State Plant Disease Diagnostic Lab Samples - "The Good", "The Sick", and "The Ugly" disease Plant Disease Diagnostic Lab sample collection 
Wheat Rx seminars - Get your prescription for next year's wheat crop wheat Wheat Rx meetings 
2024 Kansas Corn and Soybean Virtual School - February 22 Corn Schools Soybean Schools virtual 
K-State Crop Talk webinar series kicks off on February 20 
Great Plains Cotton Conference set for February 20 in Pratt, KS 
Frontier District to host meeting on increasing row crop yields with weed and fungus control 

990  February 8th, 2024    

Extension question: Can I garden on top of my septic system? winter septic systems gardening 
Kansas Weekly Drought Update and Climate Report - Jan. 31 to Feb. 6, 2024 Climate Drought 
Great Plains Cotton Conference set for February 20 in Pratt, KS cotton 
K-State Crop Talk webinar series kicks off on February 20 Crop Talk 
Registration is open for the 2024 Kansas Corn and Soybean Virtual School corn Soybean Schools 
Frontier District to host meeting on increasing row crop yields with weed and fungus control weeds row crops fungus 
2024 Alfalfa School is set for February 13 in Great Bend 

January 2024

989  January 11th, 2024    

Significant cold is coming - Monitor livestock conditions using the Animal Comfort Tool Mesonet livestock Cattle Comfort Tool cold temperatures extreme weather 
Wind chill analysis tool from Kansas Mesonet weather wind chill Mesonet cold temperatures 
Ag-Climate Update: December 2023 weather Climate 
K-State Soil Fertility Schools for North Central and Northwest Kansas soil fertility meetings 
Women Managing the Farm Conference set for February 14-16 meetings farm management 
Updated - Cover Your Acres Winter Conference, January 16-17 Cover Your Acres meetings  
2024 Alfalfa School is set for February 13 in Great Bend  alfalfa meetings 
K-State Corn and Soybean Schools to be held Jan. 16-19, 2024 Corn Schools Soybean Schools  

988  January 4th, 2024    

Kansas weekly drought update and climate report: Dec. 27, 2023 - Jan. 2, 2024 weather Update Drought 
Updated - Cover Your Acres Winter Conference, January 16-17 Cover Your Acres meetings  
2024 Alfalfa School is set for February 13 in Great Bend  alfalfa forage meetings KSFGC  
K-State Corn and Soybean Schools to be held Jan. 16-19, 2024 Corn Schools Soybean Schools meetings  


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