eUpdate Articles Tagged: planting conditions

Wheat planting conditions: Early October 2020

The dry pattern that dominated September has continued into October. Soils across the wheat growing region in Kansas are dry. Learn more about the current conditions in this article.

wheat planting conditions 

Wheat planting conditions in Kansas: Early October 2021

Much needed rainfall was received for many areas of Kansas in the last week. However, some regions are still very dry. This article discussed the soil moisture status for the state, the upcoming precipitation forecast, and recommendations for producers that still have wheat to plant.

wheat planting soil moisture planting conditions 

Wheat planting conditions in Kansas: Early October 2022

As of October 2, the wheat planted acreage in Kansas was 30%, down from this time last year. With dry soils and prolonged drought across much of Kansas, many producers are wondering if waiting for rain is the best option. This article discusses the advantages for waiting for rain or planting into dry soils. Current planting conditions and the upcoming weather forecast are also discussed.

wheat dry soils planting conditions  

Wheat planting conditions in Kansas: Middle of October 2023

Prolonged drought continues across Kansas. However, Kansas's next 7-day precipitation forecast indicates that the region could see widespread moisture. What does this mean for wheat yet to be planted? This article gives an update on the wheat planting conditions across Kansas and looks ahead at the weather forecast.

wheat weather wheat planting planting conditions 

Soil temperature, weather forecast, and seed quality are critical for cotton establishment

When cotton gets off to a good, uniform start, the crop can overcome many stresses and produce profitable lint yields. When is the best time to plant cotton in Kansas? This article discusses the importance of soil temperature at planting, the forecasted weather, and seed quality when trying to achieve good establishment.

weather cotton soil temperature seed quality planting conditions