Wheat Waiting On Rain: “The Southern Plains Drought Is Intense” – DTN

🕔Mar 14, 2018Justin Knopf’s farm in central Kansas went 120 days without a drop of moisture this winter. Now his winter wheat crop is waking up, looking for water, and finding little […]

Kansas Wheat: Time to Start Planning, Scouting for Weeds

🕔Mar 7, 2018You might think it is a bit early to start thinking about those weeds that can magically appear in your wheat fields. But now is the time to start planning […]

Kansas Weather: High Wildfire Risk This Weekend

🕔Mar 2, 2018An official with the Kansas Forest Service says this first weekend of March brings a high risk of wildfire in Kansas. “We’re looking at an extended, unusually severe fire season […]

Wheat: Kansas Researchers Use Gene-Editing Technology for Improved Varieties

🕔Feb 27, 2018Kansas State University researchers say their work to improve genes in wheat varieties using a gene-editing technology is another positive step toward global food security. “Food security and the food […]

Kansas: Soil Health Agronomy Day, Oswego, Feb. 28

🕔Feb 21, 2018Soil health will take center stage at an upcoming K-State Research and Extension meeting on Wed., Feb. 28 near Oswego, Kansas. The meeting, “Cover Crops, Soil Health and Grazing,” will […]

Kansas: Canola Informational Meeting, Great Bend, March 6

🕔Feb 13, 2018Agricultural producers in central Kansas with an interest in canola production can learn more at an upcoming event. K-State Research and Extension is presenting a ‘Growing Canola’ informational meeting on March […]

Kansas And Nebraska Set Joint Farm Policy Overview Meetings

🕔Feb 2, 2018The 2018 Farm Bill is awaiting debate in Congress. These meetings. a joint effort between Kansas State University and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, will provide an overview of the current […]

Kansas, Nebraska: 5 Farm Bill Conferences Set in Feb., March

🕔Jan 30, 2018The new 2018 Farm Bill is coming together and experts are beginning to see the form it will take. Starting in February and extending into early March, economists from the […]

Kansas: Central Plains Irrigation Conference, Colby, Feb. 20-21

🕔Jan 25, 2018Updates on the latest ways to use water resources most efficiently on farm fields highlight the schedule for the Central Plains Irrigation Conference and Expo, scheduled Feb. 20-21 at the […]

Wildfire Risk Elevates: Dry Weather Spurs More Concern in Areas Hit in 2017 – DTN

🕔Jan 23, 2018Less than a year after devastating wildfires raced through Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas, the Central and Southern Plains are facing higher-than-usual potential of wildland fires through April, according to Kansas […]

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