Agronomy eUpdate February 11th, 2021

Issue 838

Late winter kochia control in fields going to corn or grain sorghum

Last week, we shared some general information about applying pre-emergence herbicides for kochia control. In this article, the focus is on specific recommendations for fields going to corn or grain sorghum this growing season.

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Cover crop termination considerations

Now is the time to begin considering how to terminate winter cover crops in preparation for summer crops. While some species will be killed due to freezing over the winter, others will need to be terminated by mechanical or chemical methods.

weeds cover crops herbicide termination 

2020 Kansas Performance Tests with Corn Hybrids report now available

The 2020 Kansas Performance Tests with Corn Hybrids report is now available. This resource can help growers select corn hybrids for their operation by checking for varieties that show a consistently good performance in their region.

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Save the Date - Great Plains Cotton Conference, February 23 & 24

Following a very successful meeting in 2020, the 2021 Great Plains Cotton Conference is scheduled for February 23 and 24, 2021. The format this year will be virtual using the Zoom platform. Get registered today!

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New Crop Talk webinar series for northwest and north central Kansas

There are five Virtual Crop Talks left in this new series from Northwest and North Central Extension Districts. Check out the remaining topics and get registered!