Agronomy eUpdate March 24th, 2022

Issue 898

First hollow stem update - March 24, 2022

Cattle should be removed from wheat pastures when the crop reaches first hollow stem. Grazing past this stage can severely affect wheat yields. Find out which varieties in K-State's trials have already reached this threshold in the last week.

wheat grazing dual purpose first hollow stem 

Optimal corn seeding rate recommendations

The optimal corn seeding rate can depend on several different factors. This article offers guidelines that can help producers understand the different factors in order to make the best decision when selecting a corn seeding rate.

corn yield potential seeding rate yield environment 

Join the CoCoRaHS Network...because every drop counts!

CoCoRaHS is an acronym for the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network. This is a unique, non-profit, community-based network of volunteers of all ages and backgrounds working together to measure and map precipitation. Learn how to join this great organization for free!!

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