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App Delivers Wheat-Yield Estimate By: 03/13/2015 @ 2:21pm

A new smartphone application from the Kansas Wheat Alliance (KWA) will help winter wheat farmers estimate wheat yields as early as six to eight weeks before harvest. The…

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…

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…

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…

Shooting Down Wheat Viruses with Genetics By: 03/16/2015 @ 3:18pm

Just like when you catch the flu, when a wheat plant gets hit by a virus like wheat streak mosaic, there’s not a whole lot to do but ride it out and hope there isn’t too much pain or damage.Now, a team of…

Agronomists: Army Cutworms Marching Across Winter Wheat, Canola By: 03/12/2015 @ 4:20pm

Source: KSU and OSUWith the onset of warmer temperatures, winter canola, winter wheat and alfalfa has broken dormancy, and Extension specialists in both Oklahoma and Kansas are warning that army cutworms are…

Watch Wheat Fertility By: 03/04/2015 @ 3:39pm

A topdress nitrogen application to winter wheat is a step toward a successful harvest. Growers should consider timing, source, rate, and application method of a winter or spring topdress application, according…

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