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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…

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…

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…

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 Kansas Wheat Yield Calculator app is…

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