Agronomy eUpdate October 23rd, 2020

Issue 824

Replanting decisions for winter wheat

As wheat growers evaluate their wheat stand, some may be considering replanting their fields. There are several factors to consider before making a decision to replant. Read about these factors in this article from Extension Wheat Specialist Romolu Lollato.

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Management adjustments when sowing wheat late

While a large percentage of the 2021 Kansas wheat crop has been planted, there may still be fields waiting to be planted. Different management adjustments can be made to compensate for late planting.

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Considerations for fall applications of anhydrous ammonia

Fall fertilizer applications hold some appeal to producers in Kansas. When applying anhydrous ammonia in the fall, there are a few factors to consider. These factors include soil temperature, texture, and moisture.

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Can dry soils affect anhydrous ammonia applications in Kansas?

Producers are getting ready for fall applications of anhydrous ammonia, however very dry soils in most of Kansas is a concern. Can anhydrous ammonia be effectively applied to dry soils?

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Cooler weather brings the return of the Mesonet Freeze Monitor

Cooler weather has brought the return of the Mesonet Freeze Monitor. This is a very useful tool! It displays the coldest temperatures during the previous 24 hours at all Mesonet stations and tracks the duration of the cold temperatures. Check it out!

Mesonet freeze monitor 

Save the Date - Crop Pest Management Schools in Russell, Phillipsburg, and Oakle

Save the date for the 2020 Crop Pest Management Schools hosted by 3 different Extension districts. Each school will cover topics on crop insects, weeds, and disease. Dates and locations are listed in this article.

Crop Pest Schools