Agronomy eUpdate May 21st, 2021

Issue 856

Sorghum management considerations: Planting practices

The most critical planting practices affecting yields in grain sorghum are: row spacing, row arrangement, seeding rate/plant population, planting date, and hybrid maturity. Learn which planting practices are best suited for your location and cropping system.

planting grain sorghum seeding rate row spacing plant population 

2021 Kansas wheat plot tours

There are several more Wheat Plot tours in the coming days. Check the schedule in this article to find one near you! Stay tuned to the eUpdate for any changes to this schedule.

wheat wheat plot tours  

K-State Insect Diagnostics Program accepts digital images for insect identification

Need help identifying a bug in your crop field? The K-State Insect Diagnostics Program is now accepting identification requests of digital images using an online request form. This articles covers tips for taking the photos so that you can get an accurate identification.

insects identification 

World of Weeds: Tumble windmillgrass

Tumble windmillgrass (Chloris verticillata), also called windmillgrass is this month’s World of Weeds feature. Questions have been coming in about how to manage this grass as it can be difficult to control with herbicides once it becomes established in no-till fields.

World of Weeds windmillgrass 

2020 National Winter Canola Variety Trial results

The 2020 National Winter Canola Variety Trial results are now available. These trials evaluate the performance of released and experimental varieties, determine where these varieties are best adapted, and increase the visibility of winter canola across the United States.

canola variety trials