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Companion Crops Boost Wheat Stubble Health By: 01/28/2015 @ 4:09pm

After harvest in the summer, many wheat farmers plant a double-crop cash crop. Others plant a cover crop. Some farmers do both. For the last five years, Robin Griffeth…

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…

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…

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Canola Boosts Wheat Yields By: 03/04/2015 @ 3:34pm

In southern Kansas and northern Oklahoma, fields of winter wheat blanket the earth almost as far as the eye can see. This is wheat country. Increasingly, however, those expanses of waving gold wheat are broken…

Disease, Insect Issues Popping Up in Winter Wheat Crop By: 03/03/2015 @ 9:05am

If growing hard red winter wheat were a marathon, the 2015 crop would be at the 13-mile mark. Many marathoners power through aches and pains at the halfway point, and the wheat crop needs to do the same. From…

NWF Launches National Wheat Yield Contest By: 02/26/2015 @ 10:32pm

A new wheat yield contest will help identify the nation's top wheat growers, drive innovation, and urge experimentation with new production technologies, the National Wheat Foundation (NWF) announced…

Applying Nitrogen to Wheat Can Be a Tough Decision This Time of Year By: 02/05/2015 @ 11:00pm

Applying Nitrogen (N) to wheat can be a tough decision this time of year. Many of us have no intention of scouting fields in this weather, but a quick look at your wheat fields can help make some decisions on…

Warm Temps, Dry Conditions Cause Concern in Winter Wheat Belt By: 01/27/2015 @ 12:04pm

Warm temperatures and dry topsoil conditions this month are combining to cause some concern about the condition of the U.S. winter wheat crop. Snow falling in west Texas gave partial relief to the dry…

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