Agronomy eUpdate March 13th, 2020

Issue 789

World of Weeds: Common sunflower

The common sunflower is next up in our World of Weeds article series. Read more about this plant, including it's ecology and control options, in this article from our Weed Science Specialist, Sarah Lancaster.

World of Weeds common sunflower 

Update on new herbicides for Kansas crops in 2020

Herbicides that have gained approval for use in agronomic crops in 2020 are discussed in this article, as well as some products that anticipate approval for 2020. Remember to always read and follow label directions.

label requirements herbicides 

First hollow stem update: March 11, 2020

The K-State Wheat team continues to monitor winter wheat plots for first hollow stem. Read the latest update on this critical growth stage in wheat. Are any varieties getting close as of the last measurement on March 11?

wheat first hollow stem 

Managing spring-planted cover crops for grazing

A comprehensive publication detailing recommended practices for managing spring-planted cover crops for grazing is summarized in this article. This publications targets producers in the High Plains region.

cover crops grazing 

2020 Kansas Leopold Conservation Award call for nominations

Nominations are being accepted for the 2020 Leopold Conservation Award for Kansas. This award recognizes a land owner and/or family who is a conservation leader in our state. Nominations are due by June 1, 2020. Find out how to apply in this article.

conservation award