Agronomy eUpdate November 18th, 2021

Issue 882

Crop residues: Nutritive value and options for grazing

Crop residue yield and nutrient content are dependent on grain yield, fertility, harvest date, and conditions at harvest. While not all acres are suitable for grazing, crop residue in Kansas represents a sizable resource. Learn about what needs to be considered when grazing residue.

grazing crop residue 

Calculating the value of poultry litter and proper storage considerations

The use of poultry litter can contribute to reducing the cost of fertilizer inputs for many operations, depending on the price and transportation cost of the litter. Poultry litter may represent significant savings particularly in times of high fertilizer prices.

fertilizer poultry litter 

Final ruling from the EPA on the insecticide chlorpyrifos

Chlorpyrifos, known to many as Lorsban, is a broad-spectrum insecticide. A final ruling made by the EPA in August will remove chlorpyrifos as an option for agricultural pest control nationwide. Learn more about the best alternative insecticides available for use in Kansas.

EPA insecticide insect control 

K-State/KARA Crop Production Update - Dec. 1 & 2 in Lindsborg, KS

The 2021 Crop Production Update, hosted by the Kansas Agribusiness Retailers Association, in cooperation with K-State Research and Extension, will be offered in-person this year. The 2-day event will take place on Dec. 1 & 2 in Lindsborg. Get registered to attend this premier event!

KARA crop production  

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.

Crop Pest Schools