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Fungal Disease Forecaster For Winter Wheat By: 10/21/2014 @ 11:29am

Timely precipitation and good growing conditions helped nurture last summer’s South Dakota winter wheat crop. However, farmers in the Mount Rushmore state were also…

In the Land of Winter Wheat, Durum Could Fit By: 06/05/2014 @ 5:10pm

Kansas routinely places first in the total number of winter wheat bushels grown by farmers. And while Kansas State…

Shooting Down Wheat Viruses With Genetics By: 11/19/2014 @ 9:39am

Just like when you catch the flu, when a wheat plant gets hit by a virus like wheat streak mosaic, there's not a…

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Adding Wheat To Corn-soybean Rotations Helps Control Pests By: 11/18/2014 @ 2:26pm

With prices for corn and soybeans leveling off, wheat could be poised for a comeback. Because of its repositioning on a more level economic playing field, wheat offers a financially competitive option for a…

Wheat Farmers: Don't Plant Saved Seed By: 11/07/2014 @ 8:22am

Planting wheat seed saved from previous years' production has been a common practice in years past. Continuing to do so these days, however, could cost you more than it's worth – unless you treat…

Smartphone App Helps Producers Determine Wheat Yield By: 11/04/2014 @ 10:18pm

A new smartphone application, or app, from the Kansas Wheat Alliance will help wheat farmers in Kansas estimate wheat yields as early as six to eight weeks before harvest.  The Kansas Wheat Yield…

Canada & Australia: Big Wheat Exports, Challenges By: 10/30/2014 @ 3:19pm

Trade across Ambassador Bridge between Windsor, Ontario, and Detroit, Michigan, is equal to all trade between the U.S. and Japan. Canada also is a formidable competitor.The U.S. and Canada enjoy the largest…

When Should You Apply Cheatgrass Herbicide in Wheat? By: 10/27/2014 @ 4:40pm

Wheat farmers aren't looking for more ways to spend money, but if cheatgrass is a persistent, or even potential, problem in their wheat fields, then application of a cheatgrass herbicide may give more…

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