Agronomy eUpdate December 13th, 2019

Issue 777

Update on winter wheat growth and development in Kansas

Despite sowing this year's wheat on time, the amount of wheat emerged is below average. Reasons for the delayed emergence include below-average precipitation and temperatures during the fall. Producers can assess their wheat crop in a few different ways. Find out more in this article from Dr. Lollato, Wheat Specialist.

wheat winter survival development crop progress 

Kansas Climate: What is the latest drought status for Kansas?

The combination of warm, dry conditions resulted in expansion of the moderate to severe drought. Currently, less than half of the state is drought free. Considering this is typically a dry time of the year, even above-normal precipitation will not improve the most severe areas very quickly. Read more from our Climate Team, Mary Knapp and Chip Redmond.

Climate Drought 

New K-State 2020 Chemical Weed Control Guide now available online

The new 2020 K-State Weed Control Guide is now available online! Don't miss this valuable resource brought to you by K-State Research and Extension. Hard copies will be available soon.

weed control publication  

2020 K-State Corn Schools - Finding what fits in a new decade

K-State and Kansas Corn have teamed up again to offer six Corn Production Schools in 2020. Three schools are scheduled for January and three will occur in February. Details for each location, including how to register, can be found in this eUpdate article.

Corn Schools  

K-State Soybean Schools scheduled for January 2020

A series of six K-State Soybean Production Schools will be offered in January to provide in-depth training targeted for #soybean producers and key-stakeholders. The schools are sponsored by the Kansas Soybean Commission. Details on each location and how to register are in this article.

Soybean Schools