Since some time has passed since the freeze events from mid-April, varying degrees of injury have appeared in Kansas wheat fields. Which regions were impacted the most and how severe does the damage appear at this time?
Producers whose wheat crop has suffered severe freeze damage have some difficult decisions to make. This article discusses some options and management tips for freeze damaged wheat.
Growers who decide to terminate their wheat crop because of poor stands or weather-related damage need to consider the persistence of herbicides applied to the wheat. Many wheat herbicides have fairly long crop rotation restrictions.
Extension Agronomy needs your input! Help us improve our very popular Chemical Weed Control Guide by taking a very short survey. Details are in this article!
Planting date is one of the primary management practices that can greatly influence soybean yield potential. Learn more about the Kansas planting dates and maturity groups for soybeans.
The optimum seeding rate is one of the most influential factors for increasing soybean profitability as seed cost is one of the most expensive inputs. Read more from Cropping Specialist Ignacio Ciampitti in this article.
There are still many questions about row spacing for soybean production. This article summarizes some research from K-State on the effect of different row spacing on soybean yield.
The weather affects everyone. Have you ever wondered just exactly how much rain you received? Join the CoCoRaHS Network and be an active participant in weather recording in Kansas!
School classrooms are closed. The spring Storm Spotter training was cancelled. What do we do for weather education?? The National Weather Service has a number of products available for a wide range of age groups, interest levels, and expertise.