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Oklahoma Wheat: Growers Must Maximize Yields, Protein Content to Stay Competitive

Oklahoma Wheat: Growers Must Maximize Yields, Protein Content to Stay Competitive

👤By Donald Stotts, Oklahoma State University 🕔Nov 9, 2017

It is no secret wheat prices have been less than stellar overall in recent years, but that only underscores the need for wheat growers to do what they can to produce as competitive a product as possible. For example, go

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Oklahoma Wheat: Protect Future Yields, Protein Content in Clearfield Fields This Fall

Oklahoma Wheat: Protect Future Yields, Protein Content in Clearfield Fields This Fall

👤By Donald Stotts, Oklahoma State University 🕔Nov 9, 2017

For Oklahoma wheat growers who are battling feral rye and jointed goatgrass incursions, wheat variety selection can be a particularly important consideration when trying to produce a crop with sufficient yields and protein content. “The only practical option for managing

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Texas Wheat: Breeding for Resistance – Hessian Fly and Greenbug Infestations

Texas Wheat: Breeding for Resistance – Hessian Fly and Greenbug Infestations

👤By Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Nov 2, 2017

Greenbug and Hessian fly infestations can significantly reduce wheat yield and quality in Texas and worldwide. Breeding for resistance to these two pests using marker-assisted selection just got a new tool from a Texas A&M AgriLife Research study. Because genetics

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Texas: Wheat Variety Disease & Insect Tolerance Traits—2017-2018

Texas: Wheat Variety Disease & Insect Tolerance Traits—2017-2018

👤By Calvin Trostle and Clark Neely, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Oct 2, 2017

In an August article in Texas Row Crops Newsletter we noted Texas A&M AgriLife Extension “Pick” wheat varieties for grain in the Texas High Plains.  Since then additional Picks were published for hard red winter wheat for the Rolling Plains,

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Mississippi Wheat: 2017 Suggested Variety Short List

Mississippi Wheat: 2017 Suggested Variety Short List

👤By Erick Larson, Mississippi State University Extension Specialist - Grain Crops 🕔Sep 22, 2017

Mississippi State University annually conducts Variety Trials of public and private wheat and oat varieties. These variety trials are grown at up to nine locations in cropping regions representing all geographic areas of the state.

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Ohio Wheat: 5 Considerations for Planting in 15-Inch Rows

Ohio Wheat: 5 Considerations for Planting in 15-Inch Rows

👤By Laura Lindsey and Pierce Paul, Ohio State University Extension Specialists; and Ed Lentz and Eric Richer, CCAs 🕔Sep 12, 2017

Growers are interested in wide-row wheat production due to changes in equipment inventory (lack of grain drill and availability of air seeder) and to allow intercropping of soybean into wheat. Wheat row spacing work was conducted during the 2012-2013 and

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Nebraska Wheat: Top Performing Varieties by Region

Nebraska Wheat: Top Performing Varieties by Region

👤By P. Stephen Baenziger, UNL Professor and Nebraska Wheat Growers Presidential Chair 🕔Sep 7, 2017

Now is the time to take stock in which wheat varieties you want to grow next year. The best place to start is to look at the University’s Wheat Variety Trials. Teshome Regassa coordinates these trials and they provide data

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Ohio Wheat: Variety Selection an Important 1st Step to Reducing Scab, Vomitoxin

Ohio Wheat: Variety Selection an Important 1st Step to Reducing Scab, Vomitoxin

👤By Pierce Paul, Clay Sneller, and Laura Lindsey, Ohio State University Extension Specialists 🕔Sep 6, 2017

Even though we did not have high levels of scab and vomitoxin this year, we still need to keep this disease in our minds as we select varieties to plant this fall. In the past, there were very few Ohio-grown

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Texas: Wheat Variety ‘Picks’ Offered Statewide by AgriLife Extension

Texas: Wheat Variety ‘Picks’ Offered Statewide by AgriLife Extension

👤By Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Aug 17, 2017

While many varieties remain the same in Texas A&M AgriLife’s annual wheat “Picks” for producers across the state, suggestions are being made that one region find alternatives to hard red winter wheat. A Pick variety means this: “Given the data,

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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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