Agronomy eUpdate August 23rd, 2019

Issue 762

Estimating soybean yield potential

When is the best time to estimate the yield of soybeans? What is the best method? Get answers to these questions in this article from K-State's Cropping Systems Specialist.

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Sudden Death Syndrome (SDS) in soybeans - 2019 update

Sudden Death Syndrom (SDS) is a disease caused by a soilborne fungus that prefers wet conditions. Where has SDS been found in Kansas and what are the implications?

Sudden Death Syndrome soybeans 

Maintaining grassed waterways - Maximize the benefits

Grassed waterways play an important role in improving water quality. Learn the best practices to maintain these conservation structures to maximize their benefits.


Insect activity update - Soybean and sorghum pests

What insects are showing activity in soybean and sorghum fields this week? Find out the details from K-State's Extension Entomology Team.

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Save the date for the 2019 Agronomy Fall Field Day, September 20 in Manhattan

Save the date for the Agronomy Department's Fall Field Day scheduled for Friday, September 20. This year the focus is on building resiliency in agronomy. The event is free and open to the public.

Western Kansas Fall Field Day scheduled for August 27, Tribune

Join K-State agronomists and extension specialists at the 2019 Tribune Fall Field Day on August 27. Registration begins at 8:30 am (MDT) and the program will conclude with a sponsored lunch.

2019 Kansas Corn Yield Contest - Deadline for entry is August 30

There is still time to submit your entry for the 2019 Kansas Corn Yield Contest! Entry deadline is August 30. Contest details can be found in this article.

Soil Health Summer Tour Field Day, September 3

The Department of Agronomy at K-State is teaming up with several partners including The Soil Health Partnership, Kansas Corn, Palen Family Farms, and Kansas Wheat to host a Soil Health Field Day on Tuesday, September 3.