Agronomy eUpdate November 8th, 2019

Issue 773

Considerations for fall applications of anhydrous ammonia

There are a number of factors to consider if anhydrous ammonia is applied in the fall. Some of these factors include soil texture, soil temperature, and soil moisture. Other factors are discussed in this article from Extension Agronomy.

fall fertilizer anhydrous 

Crop residues: Nutritive value and options for grazing

Significant amounts of residue may be left in fields after the growing season. One option is to graze these fields. Learn about the nutritive value of crop residues and other considerations for grazing corn and sorghum residue.

grazing residue cattle 

Ag-Climate Update for October 2019

October started off warm and winter-like weather came on quickly! For a recap of the weather and associated impacts during the month of October, check out the Ag-Climate Update from our team of Extension and Climate specialists.

Climate Update 

Dallas Peterson, Professor and Extension Weed Science Specialist, retires after 30 years at K-State

Dr. Dallas Peterson spent 30 years traveling the state of Kansas, working with agents, farmers, and others as an Weed Science Extension Specialist. Dr. Peterson retired from this position on October 31. Read more about his outstanding career in the retirement announcement from the Department of Agronomy.


Kansas Insect Survey - Producer input requested

The Department of Entomology at K-State is asking for your help in delivering the best pest information to those they serve across the state. Help them out by taking a few minutes to complete this short survey.

insects survey