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Kansas: Wheat Streak Mosaic Caused $76 Mln in Damage in 2017; Start Control for 2018 Now

Kansas: Wheat Streak Mosaic Caused $76 Mln in Damage in 2017; Start Control for 2018 Now

👤By Pat Melgares, Kansas State University 🕔Aug 17, 2017

Kansas State University officials are joining in on a group effort to help Kansas farmers stop the spread of a destructive wheat disease that took a strong foothold in the state’s fields this year. In early August, the Kansas Wheat

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Kansas Sorghum: 30-Year Study Indicates Need to Tap Genetic Diversity for Future Heat Stress

Kansas Sorghum: 30-Year Study Indicates Need to Tap Genetic Diversity for Future Heat Stress

👤By Pat Melgares, Kansas State University 🕔Aug 15, 2017

Kansas State University scientists have studied 30 years of sorghum production in Kansas and have concluded that the crop needs to exploit greater genetic diversity to handle heat stress should average temperatures rise in the future. “In terms of leveraging

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Kansas: New Winter Wheat Varieties Available for Fall Planting

Kansas: New Winter Wheat Varieties Available for Fall Planting

👤By Mary Lou Peter, Kansas State University 🕔Aug 14, 2017

In geographical terms, Kansas is a large, diverse state with significantly less annual average rainfall to the west than in the east, so a one-size-fits-all approach doesn’t work for crops grown in the state. To that end, Kansas State University

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Kansas: Don’t Forget to Control Your Volunteer Wheat!

Kansas: Don’t Forget to Control Your Volunteer Wheat!

👤By Sandra Wick, Kansas State University Crop Production Agent 🕔Aug 9, 2017

Producers are gearing up to plant their 2018 wheat crop around north central Kansas! Producers really don’t like the mention of volunteer wheat, but you can always count on it rearing its ugly head. Volunteer wheat is a fact of

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Kansas: Ag Risk & Profit Conference, Manhattan, Aug. 17-18

Kansas: Ag Risk & Profit Conference, Manhattan, Aug. 17-18

👤By Mary Lou Peter, Kansas State University 🕔Aug 4, 2017

Matt Erickson, chief economist with the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee, will give his perspective on the next farm bill at Kansas State University’s Risk & Profit Conference set for Aug. 17-18 in Manhattan at the K-State Alumni Center. Prior to

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Kansas State University Joins Project to Develop Heat Tolerant Crops

Kansas State University Joins Project to Develop Heat Tolerant Crops

👤By Pat Melgares, Kansas State University 🕔Aug 3, 2017

Kansas State University researchers have received nearly $1.8 million to begin studying the impact of high night-time temperatures on the yield and quality of wheat. Their work will be done in conjunction with similar projects at the University of Nebraska

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Kansas: Row Crop Roundup Field Day, Hays, Aug. 23

Kansas: Row Crop Roundup Field Day, Hays, Aug. 23

👤By Mary Lou Peter, Kansas State University 🕔Aug 3, 2017

Row crops, including the latest research into crop selection, tillage and pest management, will take center stage at the K-State Agricultural Research Center’s Row Crop Roundup Fall Field Day in Hays Aug. 23. The day starts with registration at 9

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Kansas: Upcoming Water Conservation Field Days to Demonstrate New Ag Tech

Kansas: Upcoming Water Conservation Field Days to Demonstrate New Ag Tech

👤By Mary Lou Peter, Kansas State University Ag Communications Specialist 🕔Jul 31, 2017

The Kansas Water Office (KWO) and Kansas State University are providing an opportunity to see firsthand what is taking place on water technology demonstration farms by hosting a series of field days in August. Each location will showcase the technology

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Kansas: No-Till Seeding School Set For August 9, Lorraine

Kansas: No-Till Seeding School Set For August 9, Lorraine

👤From a press release 🕔Jul 27, 2017

Ag education provider and manufacturer Exapta will once again hold its No-Till Seeding School, set this year for August 9 at the Jason Stansbury farm near Lorraine, Kansas. Attendees can choose from either a morning or an afternoon session, starting

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Kansas: Regional Farm Succession Planning Seminar, Lincoln, Aug. 22

Kansas: Regional Farm Succession Planning Seminar, Lincoln, Aug. 22

👤By Sandra Wick and Nora Rhoades, Kansas State University 🕔Jul 24, 2017

The day sons or daughters announce they’d like to take over the family farm or ranch can be a proud one, but it can also be very stressful with communication challenges, legal pitfalls and differing expectations. To ensure the successful

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