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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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Texas: Randall County Ag Day and Crops Tour, Canyon, Aug. 30

Texas: Randall County Ag Day and Crops Tour, Canyon, Aug. 30

👤By Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Aug 14, 2017

The 41st annual Randall County Ag Day and Crops Tour hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is set for Aug. 30 at the Kuhlman Extension Center, 200 North Brown Road, Canyon. “We have a great program lined up

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Texas Wheat: AgriLife Extension Releases High Plains ‘Top Picks’ List

Texas Wheat: AgriLife Extension Releases High Plains ‘Top Picks’ List

👤By Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Aug 10, 2017

Each year, experts with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Texas A&M AgriLife Research jointly provide wheat producers across the High Plains their “Top Picks” list for varieties with the highest potential before planting time. The summaries are derived

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Tennessee Wheat: 2017 County Standardized Trial Results Available

Tennessee Wheat: 2017 County Standardized Trial Results Available

👤By Ryan Blair, University of Tennessee County Variety Trial Coordinator 🕔Aug 2, 2017

2017 County Standardized Trial (CST) Wheat yield data is now complete.  CST plots are large on-farm strip trials using farmers normal production practices, and represent common production environments.

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Texas A&M Researchers Crank Up the Drones

Texas A&M Researchers Crank Up the Drones

👤By Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Jul 6, 2017

The maiden voyage of the first unmanned aerial system or drone by Texas A&M AgriLife Research in Amarillo was flown over wheat plots just before their harvest in the final week of June. Dr. Brent Auvermann, Texas A&M AgriLife Research and

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New HRS Wheat Variety Available from University of Minnesota

New HRS Wheat Variety Available from University of Minnesota

👤By Phyllis Bongard, University of Minnesota 🕔Jun 28, 2017

The University of Minnesota has released a new hard red spring wheat variety called ‘Lang-MN’ and dates for touring demonstration plots are now available. Released in January 2017, Lang-MN is a well-balanced, high yielding spring wheat variety well suited for

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