Soybeans: K-State Leads Effort to Develop Heat Stress-Resilient Varieties Jul 9, 2020

🕔Jul 9, 2020
On a recent summer morning, a team of students and scientists worked quietly, row by row in a research field, thinning soybean seedling plants by hand and saving the strongest […]

Kansas: 2 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Drought Jul 7, 2020

🕔Jul 7, 2020
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated two Kansas counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Greeley and Haskell counties who suffered losses due to recent drought, may be eligible for […]

Kansas: Researchers Ask Farmers to Complete Weed Challenge Survey Jun 26, 2020

🕔Jun 26, 2020
Every year Kansas farmers wage a silent but persistent battle with weeds that rob their crops of valuable moisture and nutrients in the soil and reduce crop yields. Compounding the […]

Kansas Wheat: New HRS Variety Offer Improved Disease Resistance Jun 11, 2020

🕔Jun 11, 2020
A researcher at the Agricultural Research Center in Hays has taken a good thing and made it even better. Wheat scientist Guorong Zhang announced in early June that he is […]

Kansas Wheat Breeder Takes Early Look at Upcoming Releases Jun 3, 2020

🕔Jun 3, 2020
Kansas farmers participating in the first-ever Virtual Wheat Field Day last week got an early report on two hard red winter wheat lines expected for release later this year by […]

Kansas: Average Net Farm Income Expected to Drop 87% Jun 1, 2020

🕔Jun 1, 2020
Early on in the COVID-19 virus pandemic, it looked like agriculture might be an area that would maintain some semblance of normalcy. Farmers and ranchers tend to work in more […]

Kansas Hard Red Winter Wheat Tour Goes Virtual May 28, 2020

🕔May 28, 2020
Each year in May, the Wheat Quality Council (WQC) hosts a three-day winter wheat tour across Kansas and parts of surrounding states to assess hard red winter (HRW) wheat conditions and yield […]

Dicamba Cutoffs Coming Too Soon for Some Farmers – DTN May 26, 2020

🕔May 26, 2020
Between a Mother’s Day freeze and recent flooding, many soybean acres in the Midwest may need to be replanted in the weeks to come. Growers with dicamba-tolerant Xtend soybeans should […]

Kentucky: Some Winter Wheat Already Beginning to Head Apr 16, 2020

🕔Apr 16, 2020
It has been quite a warm winter this year. Most of us enjoyed high temperatures of more than 60°F on Christmas Day. Since December 15, the average temperature across Kentucky […]

Soybeans: Research Project Aims to Maintain Protein as Yields Increase Apr 14, 2020

🕔Apr 14, 2020
A Kansas State University researcher is on the hunt for ways to improve the quality of soybean seeds so that the crop continues to maintain high levels of protein as […]

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