Agronomy eUpdate July 31st, 2020

Issue 812

Department of Agronomy to welcome new department head in January 2021

After a national search, the next department head for K-State's Agronomy department has been chosen. Dr. Raj Khosla will begin his tenure as head of the department in January 2021.

new faculty 

Plant analysis for testing nutrient levels in soybeans

When crop fields appear variable, producers often wonder if the variability is related to nutrient status. Plant analysis can be an excellent tool for monitoring nutrient levels or diagnosing problems. Learn more in this article.

soybeans tissue testing nutrient anaylsis 

Southeast Kansas 2020 wheat variety test results

The Kansas State University Crop Performance Tests were conducted in replicated research fields throughout the state.This report summarizes winter wheat production (hard-red and soft-red varieties) for Parsons, Kansas.

wheat yield forecast Performance Tests variety trials disease resistance 

Cover crops grown post-wheat for forage under dryland conditions in the High Plains

Post-wheat planted cover crops may offer a longer and more flexible grazing period than spring-planted cover crops within wheat-based dryland cropping systems. Read more in a new publication from researchers at K-State and Colorado State University.

grazing fall forage cover crops dryland