Agronomy eUpdate November 11th, 2021

Issue 881

Plan now for weed management in 2022

Harvest is always a great time to start planning weed management strategies for the next spring. Forming a plan now to address needs for next spring is especially important this fall due to the anticipated shortages of key herbicides. Learn what you can do to minimize the impact of a possible chemical shortage.

weed control herbicides glyphosate 

Nutrient availability in poultry manure

Poultry litter can provide a significant and important supply of nutrients for crop production in areas of Kansas where a supply of litter is available. Poultry litter can serve as an excellent complement to commercial nitrogen (N) fertilizers.

fertilizer nitrogen poultry litter phosphorus nutrient availability potassium 

Some areas in Kansas are still waiting for the first freeze

Several locations across Kansas have passed 200 days since recording freezing temperatures. For some of these places, this will set the record for the latest freeze. Learn more about the climatology of late freezes and the impacts of extended growing seasons in this article.

weather freeze Climate growing season freezing temperatures 

Kansas Ag-Climate Update for October 2021

The Ag-Climate Update for October is here! On average, October 2021 was warmer than normal across Kansas. Rainfall was split, with more falling in eastern Kansas. Learn more about the agronomic impacts of last month's weather in this latest Ag-Climate Update.

weather Climate 

2021 Crop Pest Management Schools - December 8, 9, and 21

Be sure to get registered to attend one of the 2021 Crop Pest Management Schools scheduled in December. This year, two schools will be offered in the traditional, in-person format. A third school will be delivered in a virtual format. Learn more in this article!

Crop Pest Schools