Crops Editor at Successful Farming, Kansas State graduate and 4th generation Kansas farmer. My wife and I have two children.


Is Your Wheat Crop Ready for Winter?

Wheat plants can rapidly unharden when soil temperatures at the depth of the crown get above 50 degrees, although they re-harden as crown temperatures cool below 50 degrees again.


No-till on the Plains sets Winter Conference

The 2015 theme is "Unlocking the Potential on Your Farm," and is intended to help farmers with basic concepts and principles, plus help farmers in advanced no-till systems to evaluate soil health, grazing opportunities and cover crops.


Tough Times Ahead for Grain Farmers

Grain farmers have had an unprecedented run of good fortune the past decade. High commodity prices and excellent corn and soybean yields have fueled record exports, which, in turn, have propped up farm balance sheets all over the U.S.