Agronomy eUpdate October 18th, 2019

Issue 770

Control annual weeds with fall-applied herbicides ahead of corn and sorghum

Now that row crop harvest is underway and fall moisture has been received, it is time to start planning fall herbicide applications to control winter annual broadleaf weeds and grasses ahead of grain sorghum or corn.

weeds fall-applied 

Rate of dry down in sorghum before harvest

What factors affect the rate of dry down in grain sorghum? This is a question on the minds of many producers as harvest draws closer and temperatures drops. Find out more in this article from KSU CROPS.

drydown grain sorghum 

Forecasting Kansas corn yields for 2019

What is a yield-forecasting tool and how is this tool used? How well does it predict corn yields in KS compared to actual yields? Find out more in this article.

corn yield forecast 

Retirement reception for longtime Extension Weed Science Specialist Dallas Peterson

Come celebrate the 30-year career of Dallas Peterson, Extension Weed Specialist. A reception will be held on October 30 in Manhattan.