One of the best preventative measures for wheat streak mosaic virus it the timely control of volunteer wheat. Volunteer wheat should be terminated at least 2 weeks prior to wheat planting. Don't underestimate the importance of this management practice.
The month of July started off relatively cool for Kansas. However, the end of the month looks to be considerably hotter. The National Weather Service is forecasting excessive heat for much of Kansas next week. Learn how to be prepared and who is most vulnerable.
When rain falls in Kansas during the summer, it's usually a big deal. You can measure and report this rainfall in your own backyard! To learn more about becoming a volunteer observer in Kansas, please read this article from Mary Knapp, Assistant State Climatologist for Kansas.
Don't miss the 2021 Kansas River Valley Experiment Field Day on Tuesday, August 10. The event will take place at the Rossville field and will begin at 5:00 pm. This article has all the details for registration and the program topics.
All interested individuals are invited to attend the 2021 East Central Experiment Field Day on Wednesday, August 18, at 9:00 a.m. The event will be held at the Ottawa Experiment Field. For a list of topics and speakers, check out this article.