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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…

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…

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…

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…

Baling Wheat Straw? Think of the Positives First By: 07/07/2015 @ 9:16am

Throughout the 2015 wheat harvest, a Kansas hay company hit the radio airwaves with an advertisement offering to pay farmers for letting them bale wheat straw windrows. The promise of a clean field for the…

Wheat Harvest Progresses to Northern Kansas By: 06/24/2015 @ 9:17pm

The 2015 winter wheat harvest has stretched from Texas to Nebraska this week with variable yields and quality in every field.  Temperatures above 90 degrees in all four states have helped harvesters get…

Wheat Harvest Stalled by Wet Weather By: 06/18/2015 @ 11:10am

The 2015 winter wheat harvest is in various stages of completion throughout Texas, Oklahoma, and southern Kansas. The latest weekly harvest report from U.S. Wheat Associates says the crop is nearly cut out in…

Rare Fungal Disease Spotted in Kansas Wheat Fields By: 06/04/2015 @ 9:59am

A rare fungal disease has been discovered in trace levels in some Kansas wheat fields this year. Wheat flag smut (Urocystis tritici) was discovered in a central Kansas wheat field the week of May 6, and has…

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