Agronomy eUpdate January 27th, 2022

Issue 890

Paraquat: What you need to know for use in 2022

Paraquat is a restricted use herbicide that was first commercialized in the 1960s and is one of the most widely applied herbicides in the United States. This article discusses recent changes made by the EPA in 2021 regarding the proper use of this herbicide.

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Dicamba training options in 2022

Anyone spraying XtendiMax, Engenia, or Tavium is required to have training each year prior to using these products. These products are restricted use pesticides and can only be applied by certified applicators.

dicamba application training herbicide 

Free webinar on a new method for control of corn rootworm - Feb. 23

K-State Research and Extension will host a one-hour webinar starting at 9:30 a.m. on February 23, 2020, highlighting nematodes that kill corn rootworm larvae but are safe for plants.

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Kansas Ag-Climate Update for December 2021

The last month of 2021 proved to be a warm one! How did it stack up in the record books? What other notable weather and climate impacts were recorded in KS last month? Find out in this latest edition of the Ag-Climate Update!

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K-State CropTalk webinar series returns in 2022

The K-State CropTalk webinar series is back and will be focused on agronomic topics targeted for northwest and north central Kansas. The first webinar is scheduled for Monday, January 31. Don't miss this weekly lineup featuring various speakers from Extension Agronomy.

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Kansas Wheat Rx Schools to be held in Wichita and Hays in early February

Have you registered for one of the two Wheat Rx seminars happening in February? These two Wheat Rx schools will present the most up-to-date wheat research information on how to manage your wheat crop not only for yield but also for quality and sustainability.

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Kansas Corn Schools - Virtual program on February 3

There is still time to get registered for one of the two remaining Kansas Corn Schools. A virtual school will be offered on Feb. 3 and the last in-person school is set for Feb. 24 in Hiawatha. Don't miss out on this opportunity!

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