COLBY, Kan. (Dow Jones) -- Although hard red winter wheat in north-central Kansas was clearly damaged by an early April freeze, plants in western parts of the state look better than they have in years, crop scouts said Tuesday after the first day of the 20
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
There are reports from Iowa State University Extension field crops specialists that there are lots of winter annual weeds in Iowa this spring. There is usually not much discussion about weeds serving as hosts for the soybean cyst nematode (SCN) because non
Wet soils are easily compacted and sidewall compaction during planting can be a problem, especially if the crop is "mudded in" and a dry spell occurs after planting. Patience is required for waiting for the soil to dry, but if the next rain is coming or th