Agronomy eUpdate February 21st, 2020

Issue 786

Evaluating a new soybean seed treatment to control Sudden Death Syndrome in Kansas

Sudden Death Syndrome (SDS) is a disease that affects soybeans and is caused by a soilborne fungus. Since there are no varieties that offer full resistance, seed treatments are a common management practice. Read about a recent K-State study evaluating a new product for the 2020 growing season.

soybeans Sudden Death Syndrome seed treatment 

March weather outlook and looking beyond to Spring

Will this spring be cool and wet? How about warm and dry? Only time will tell for sure, but our specialists in the Kansas Climate Office offer their interpretations of the newly released 3-month outlook and what it may mean for Kansas.

weather spring outlook 

Summary of 2019 Kansas Corn Yield Contest

Kansas Corn, in conjunction with K-State Research and Extension, conducted a Kansas Corn Yield Contest for the 2019 growing season. This article summarizes the results of the contest and discusses the management practices associated with the highest yielding entries.

Corn Yield Contest  

Prescribed burning workshops scheduled for 2020

There are still three Prescribed Burning workshops on the calendar for February and March. These workshops bring together presenters from several state and federal agencies. Reach out to the contact person listed in this article to get registered.

prescribed burning workshops 

Don't miss the inaugural Great Plains Cotton Conference, Feb. 25-26 in Wichita

It's not too late to make plans to attend the first ever Great Plains Cotton Conference on Feb. 25-26 in Wichita. Sessions will be geared to inform experienced, new and potential growers, consultants, and industry personnel.

Conference cotton