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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…

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…

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…

Shooting Down Wheat Viruses With Genetics By: 11/19/2014 @ 9:39am

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 you can do but ride it out and hope it doesn't inflict too much pain or…

Adding Wheat To Corn-soybean Rotations Helps Control Pests By: 11/18/2014 @ 2:26pm

With prices for corn and soybeans leveling off, wheat could be poised for a comeback. Because of its repositioning on a more level economic playing field, wheat offers a financially competitive option for a…

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