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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…

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…

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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…

Keys To Co-op Success By: 01/06/2015 @ 1:23pm

Producer-members of Farmer Direct Foods (FDF) have a long history of creative tenacity. Despite facing struggles common to farmer-owned cooperatives, they found ways to carve a market niche for their white…

Is Your Wheat Crop Ready for Winter? By: 01/02/2015 @ 10:55am

It's the middle of winter, but some winter wheat fields are showing signs of green. What's up with that?Temperatures have been plenty cold throughout the winter wheat growing region to put the crop…

Control Mustards in Wheat This Winter By: 12/10/2014 @ 5:01pm

Look carefully, and you may notice tiny mustard weeds in your winter wheat fields. Now is the time to take care of them, says Dallas Peterson, weed specialist at Kansas State University's Department of…

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