Agronomy eUpdate January 10th, 2020

Issue 780

2020 K-State wheat variety fall forage yield comparison

Every year the K-State Wheat Production Group compares the forage yield of several commonly grown wheat varieties and upcoming lines. Fall forage yield is an important aspect of dual-purpose wheat production. Learn which varieties showed the greatest forage production potential.

wheat fall forage dual purpose 

Ag-Climate Update for December 2019

The Ag-Climate Update is a joint effort between our climate and extension specialists. Every month the update includes a brief summary of that month, agronomic impacts, relevant maps and graphs, 1-month temperature and precipitation outlooks, monthly extremes, and notable highlights.

Climate Update 

Crop management publications updated for 2020: Corn, Soybeans, and Sorghum

Be ready for the 2020 growing season with these three updated crop management publications from the Department of Agronomy and K-State Research and Extension. These comprehensive guides are written specifically for Kansas and contain valuable agronomic information.

soybeans sorghum corn publication  

Midwest Cover Crops Council Annual Conference: Feb. 11-12 in Kansas City

Registration is open for the Midwest Cover Crops Council Annual Conference, Feb. 11-12, 2020, in Kansas City, Mo. The conference will have sessions on both row crop and cattle operations.The meeting is open to the public.

cover crops 

Kansas Agricultural Technologies Conference, January 16-17 in Junction City

The 23rd Annual Kansas Agricultural Technologies Conference will be held January 16-17, 2020 at the Courtyard by Marriott in Junction City, Kansas. This annual event brings hundreds of agricultural producers and industry leaders for a two-day interactive workshop on the use of technology in the ever-changing agriculture industry.

Conference KARTA 

Don't miss the K-State Soybean Schools - January 2020

There's still time to register and attend of six Soybean Schools! Each school will address topics specific to issues faced by producers in that region. These schools are free to attend and a meal will be provided. Don't miss out and get registered today.

Soybean Schools 

K-State Sorghum Schools scheduled for late January

Three K-State Sorghum Production Schools will be offered in late January to provide in-depth training targeted for sorghum producers and key-stakeholders. Locations for the 2020 schools are Scott City, Great Bend, and Hutchinson. Get registered soon!

Sorghum Schools 

Cover Your Acres Winter Conference, January 14-15 in Oberlin

K-State Research and Extension will host the 17th annual Cover Your Acres Winter Conference for crop producers and consultants on January 14-15 at the Gateway Center in Oberlin, Kansas. Cover Your Acres is a producer-driven meeting focused on new ideas and research-based updates in crop production in northwest Kansas and the central High Plains region

Cover Your Acres