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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…

Wheat Stem Sawflies Head Into Winter Wheat States By: 10/23/2014 @ 11:30am

For decades, wheat stem sawflies have plagued spring wheat farmers in Canada, North Dakota, and Montana. In recent…

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Borlaug’s Eternal Legacy Against Rust By: 10/18/2014 @ 12:49pm

Nobel Peace Prize winner and World Food Prize founder Norman Borlaug has another legacy that was evident near the end of Food Prize events in Des Moines, Iowa last week.The final panel of four days of Borlaug…

How Late Can I Plant My Wheat? By: 10/16/2014 @ 9:29am

The rains have slowed wheat planting in a lot of areas, but we still have the potential for a good crop!Planting within the first 10 days after the recommended fly-free is normally our goal, but we can plant…

4 Reasons Your Wheat May be Slow to Emerge By: 10/03/2014 @ 4:36pm

If your winter wheat stand is spotty, it's best to figure out why so that you can make plans to re-plant, if necessary. Jim Shroyer, professor-emeritus of agronomy at Kansas State University, says poor…

Wheat Following Sorghum? Glyphosate Can Help By: 09/22/2014 @ 10:18am

Planting wheat into just-harvested sorghum stubble often has mixed results. Oftentimes, sorghum plants are still green, and the alleopathic effect of sorghum can compromise the wheat stand.  An application…

Managing Wheat This Fall By: 09/14/2014 @ 11:00pm

Wheat ManagementSeptember is here and wheat planting will begin before we know it. Although soybeans will probably be harvested later than normal in many areas of the state, there will be some fields harvested…

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