The Latest

Upcoming Events


Send press releases to Ernst@Agfax.com.

View All Events


Send press releases to Ernst@Agfax.com.

View All Events

Kansas State University Researchers Find New Pathogens in Soybean Seeds

Kansas State University Researchers Find New Pathogens in Soybean Seeds

👤By Pat Melgares, Kansas State University 🕔May 23, 2017

A single seed seems so simple. Put it in the ground, give it some care, and you’ve soon grown food. But Chris Little knows better. It’s why he’s spent the better part of the last six years learning more about

Read Full Article
Kansas Wheat: 40% of State’s Crop Hit by Spring Snow

Kansas Wheat: 40% of State’s Crop Hit by Spring Snow

👤By Mary Lou Peter, Kansas State University 🕔May 9, 2017

As usual, Mother Nature will take her time when it comes to revealing the extent of damage to the wheat crop from the spring blizzard that hit western Kansas at the end of April. The storm dumped as much as

Read Full Article
Kansas Wheat: New Kansas State Variety Works on Dryland

Kansas Wheat: New Kansas State Variety Works on Dryland

👤By Mary Lou Peter, Kansas State University 🕔May 9, 2017

One might say its pedigree includes royalty – a new hard red winter wheat variety that will be available for growers to plant for the fall 2017 season. Through several years of testing, Tatanka performed well across Kansas, particularly in

Read Full Article
Kansas: Spring Crops Field Day, Parsons, May 23

Kansas: Spring Crops Field Day, Parsons, May 23

👤By Mary Lou Peter, Kansas State University 🕔May 5, 2017

Different soil types and climate considerations make growing wheat, corn and soybeans in southeast Kansas somewhat different from growing crops in other parts of the state. Kansas State University’s Southeast Research and Extension Center will host a Spring Crops Field

Read Full Article
Kansas Wheat: HRW Tour Starts with Cold, Wet Weather Forecast – DTN

Kansas Wheat: HRW Tour Starts with Cold, Wet Weather Forecast – DTN

👤By Pam Smith DTN Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor 🕔May 1, 2017

There’s a definite chill in the air when it comes to this year’s hard red winter wheat crop. Frost and freezing temperature across parts of Kansas this week have left questions as to how much damage might have occurred in

Read Full Article
Kansas Wheat: How Did the Low Temperatures Affect Your Crop?

Kansas Wheat: How Did the Low Temperatures Affect Your Crop?

👤By Sandra Wick, Kansas State University 🕔May 1, 2017

Wow……only in Kansas! We can easily go from 70 degrees F one day to below freezing the next! Our wheat crop likes these abrupt temperatures about as much as we do!!!! Which is not at all!!! So the temperatures during

Read Full Article
Kansas: Wheat Cover Crop Field Day, Brownell, May 19

Kansas: Wheat Cover Crop Field Day, Brownell, May 19

👤By Mary Lou Peter, Kansas State University 🕔Apr 25, 2017

Kansas State University will host a Cover Crop Field Day on Friday, May 19 at 9:30 a.m. at the K-State HB Ranch in southeast Trego County. The ranch is at 39008 147 Highway in Brownell, Kansas. K-State researchers will discuss

Read Full Article
Kansas Wheat: What Is the Outlook for Diseases for This Spring?

Kansas Wheat: What Is the Outlook for Diseases for This Spring?

👤By Sandra Wick, Kansas State University 🕔Apr 7, 2017

The moisture around the district was a much welcomed event!!! We received some significant rainfall amounts around the district that ranged from 2 inches to over 3 ½ inches!!! However with that can also set up some conditions for diseases

Read Full Article
Wildfire Death and Destruction Compared to Nightmare of Hurricane Katrina – DTN

Wildfire Death and Destruction Compared to Nightmare of Hurricane Katrina – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter and By Russ Quinn DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Mar 31, 2017

As Southern Plains ranchers scramble to pick up the pieces from wildfires that charred more than 1 million acres and left death and destruction in their wake, farm communities across the country have been coming to the rescue.   Farmers

Read Full Article
Kansas Weather:  Warmer Gulf of Mexico Temperatures Bring Rain

Kansas Weather: Warmer Gulf of Mexico Temperatures Bring Rain

👤By Randall Kowalik, Kansas State University 🕔Mar 31, 2017

Unusually warm water temperatures in the Gulf of Mexico are fueling outbursts of severe weather and bringing much-needed rain to Kansas. According to a recently published article in the technology journal Ars Technica, temperatures in the Gulf broke records for

Read Full Article