Agronomy eUpdate October 21st, 2021

Issue 878

Management adjustments when sowing wheat late

Wheat planting has been progressing across Kansas for a few weeks. For producers that needed to delay planting, there are management adjustments that can be made to help protect the yield potential for this wheat crop. Read more here from K-State wheat specialist Romulo Lollato.

wheat late planting 

Replanting decisions for winter wheat

There are several factors to consider when making the decision to replant wheat field. These factors include stand uniformity, percent of target stand, replanting date, weed control, and insurance cut-off date. Learn more about these factors in this article.

wheat replanting 

Sorghum midge update from Southwest Kansas

Learn how to identify damage from sorghum midge and what recommendations can help avoid grain loss. This article also provides an update on midge activity from Southwest Kansas, particularly in the Garden City area.

insects sorghum midge 

Kansas Forage and Grassland Council and K-State to Host Winter Forage Conference, Dec. 8

The Kansas Forage and Grassland Council and Kansas State University will host their annual Winter Forage Conference on December 8 in Newton, KS. Agricultural specialists will speak on a variety of topics. Learn more about how to register in this article.

Winter Forage Conference  

2021 Kansas Soybean Yield and Value Contests

Don't forget to enter your high-yielding soybean crop into the Kansas Soybean Yield Contest! Monetary awards will be presented for the top 3 finishers in each district. The Kansas Soybean Value Contest that analyzes protein, oil and other soybean qualities is also open for entries.

Soybean Yield Contest