Agronomy eUpdate November 22nd, 2019

Issue 775

Meet the new Extension Weed Science Specialist, Dr. Sarah Lancaster

Sarah Lancaster is the new Weed Science Extension Specialist. She officially started on November 4, 2019. Join the Department of Agronomy in welcoming her to the K-State family!


Kansas weeds: Know your mustard species

Several mustard species are found in Kansas fields, including tansy mustard, flixweed, bushy wallflower, field pennycress, and blue mustard. Can you ID these different species in the field? Learn about the identifying features of each one in this article.

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Control of mustards in wheat - Timely treatment is important

Too often producers do not notice mustard weeds in their wheat fields until the mustards start to bloom in the spring. As a result, producers often do not think about control until that time. Minimize yield loss by getting control of these weeds by late winter or very early spring.

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The latest winter weather outlook for Kansas is here

For the winter season, the Climate Prediction Center looks at the average outlook for December, January, and February. The latest winter climate outlook (and last before winter begins) was issued on November 21st. What is expected for this winter season in Kansas?

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Save the date for the K-State Winter Crop Schools - Corn, Soybean, and Sorghum

The season of winter crop schools is quickly approaching. Check out this article and get these dates on your calendar for the 2020 Winter Crop Schools. More info will be coming in future eUpdate articles.

Corn Schools Soybean Schools Sorghum Schools