Test weight, germination scores, seedbed conditions and seed-borne diseases are factors that need to be considered this fall, says Jim Shroyer, who is the agronomy state leader for K-State Research and Extension.
Many wheat producers in central and eastern Kansas are facing a dilemma this summer: Is it better to buy low-test-weight certified seed of a variety well adapted to their area, or high-test-weight certified seed of a variety that is not well-adapted to the
Test weights of wheat have been unusually low in much of Kansas this year, especially in areas east of Dodge City, says Jim Shroyer, Kansas State University Research and Extension crop production specialist. That affects everything from seed quality to gra
Four to six weeks ago, expectations were soaring for the 2007 winter wheat crop in Oklahoma. But, as harvest began to near, a quote a colleague shared with Mark Hodges began to edge closer and closer to reality: "There are a lot of things that can happen t