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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…

National Wheat Yield Contest Announces Rules, Opens Registration By: 10/08/2015 @ 9:57am

Wheat farmers, your time to shine is now! For the first time in more than two decades, a National Wheat Yield Contest…

Hybrid Wheat Slated for U.S. Market Within Five Years By: 09/24/2015 @ 4:58pm

For years, wheat breeders have salivated at the thought of hybrid wheat akin to puppies in a pile of pork…

Absent Buyers, Wheat Is Moved to Make Room for Fall Harvest By: 09/17/2015 @ 8:09pm

There's a certain kind of hopelessness in planting winter wheat when western Kansas cash wheat prices are just $4.20 per bushel. Adding insult to injury, many grain elevators in western Kansas are…

#Grow 15: Lessons Learned from Wheat School By: 08/31/2015 @ 2:05pm

With wheat seeding time just around the corner, it's a good time to go back to school to learn some tricks to make the most of the 2015-16 winter wheat crop. Kansas county Extension offices have hosted…

More Is Better When it Comes to Pigweed Control in Wheat Stubble By: 08/03/2015 @ 9:11pm

Weed control in wheat stubble following harvest has become more difficult with the proliferation of glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth and waterhemp - which we are lumping together here as pigweeds.  A…

Crop Rotation, Chemistry Selection is Vital for Pigweed Control By: 08/03/2015 @ 8:57pm

In nonirrigated Kansas fields, a typical crop rotation might be wheat-grain sorghum-soybeans. Growers hoping to apply herbicide after grain sorghum harvest in the fall (in preparation for pigweed control in…

Vomitoxin on Wheat By: 07/15/2015 @ 11:00pm

The 2014-2015 wheat crop has certainly had its share of problems this season. Much of the crop was planted later than normal and this spring we had more freeze/thaw cycles than we have had in several years. We…

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