Before destroying a stand of freeze-damaged wheat and re-cropping to a summer row crop, producers will have to consider possible herbicide carryover from the wheat crop, says Kansas State University agronomist Dallas Peterson.
About two weeks after the series of hard freezes in early April, it is apparent that the primary tillers of the wheat in much of central and eastern Kansas have been badly damaged, says Jim Shroyer, Kansas State University Research and Extension wheat spec
Easter 2007 was one to remember for wheat farmers from Kansas to Ohio. During the holiday weekend, Mother Nature brought freezing temperatures and snow to the middle portion of the country, much to the detriment of the wheat crop. Now that more seasonable
In most years, insect problems in wheat are minimal, but problems can develop. It will be important to follow the wheat crop to prevent losses from pests during the remainder of the growing season. Cutworms are the first insect pest consideration in wheat
In general, a fungicide application will be cost-effective if rust, powdery mildew or leaf spot diseases are present in trace amounts on the flag leaf in the boot stage of development and infection below the flag leaf is moderate to severe. Regular scoutin