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Hybrid Wheat on the Horizon By: 03/13/2015 @ 2:28pm

Bayer CropScience and Syngenta’s AgriPro brand are plunging headlong into successful commercialization of hybrid wheat lines. Each company should have its products…

Wheat Benefits from Chloride By: 04/10/2015 @ 10:12am

There’s no sure thing when it comes to improving wheat yields.Research shows, however, that a narrow region of the…

Wheat Crop Hanging On, Needs a Rain By: 03/30/2015 @ 8:51pm

A one-day driving tour of central Kansas Monday told a clear picture of that state's wheat crop: an above average…

Ohio Wheat Evaluation Part 2 - Some Green, Some Not. Why? By: 04/26/2015 @ 11:00pm

Last week I met our regional product specialist, Mark Apelt, at L & S wheat plot in Pandora, OH to revisit our initial wheat evaluation from earlier this spring.The wheat is now greened up, however, some…

Will Record Shattering Lows in Ohio Impact Wheat? By: 04/26/2015 @ 11:00pm

Many areas of Ohio received record low temperatures on the morning of April 24. Temperatures dropped into the mid-20s in several areas of northern Ohio, while shattering previous lows by 5-7ºF  in parts…

Dryness, Disease Ganging Up on 2015 Winter Wheat Crop By: 03/25/2015 @ 1:21pm

As if winter wheat farmers aren't already concerned enough about winterkill in the 2015 crop, now they need to keep an eye on stripe rust. Reports from Bob Hunger, Extension wheat pathologist at…

Video: Checking Ohio Wheat Stands By: 03/19/2015 @ 11:00pm

Winter has finally come to an end and the last of the snow is melting away, which means it's time to check out those wheat stands! Beck's agronomist, Alex Johnson and regional product specialist…

Winter Wheat Farmers Anxious About Winter Injury Symptoms By: 03/19/2015 @ 2:07pm

About this time each year, the winter wheat crop in Oklahoma, Kansas and Nebraska breaks dormancy, shedding its cold-damaged leaves and beginning its journey toward a summer harvest. Except this year. While…

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