Nebraska Corn, Soybeans: Evaluating Freeze, Chilling Injury May 18, 2020

🕔May 18, 2020
The weather has definitely taken a turn to the cold side over the weekend and into this week. Across Nebraska lows at or below 32°F were recorded over the weekend. […]

Southern Plains Wheat: How Has the Crop Fared the Recent Freeze? – DTN Apr 30, 2020

🕔Apr 30, 2020
Wheat is a tough crop, but it’s not invincible, Kyle Krier has learned. On the first night temperatures plunged below freezing where he farms near Claflin, Kansas, in mid-April, he […]

Oklahoma Wheat: Severe Freeze Damage in Some Areas Apr 28, 2020

🕔Apr 28, 2020
As the weather warmed up last week the damage from the latest freeze event (on April 15) is starting to show in some areas of Oklahoma. A lot of wheat […]

Tennessee Wheat: How Did We Fare After the Recent Freeze? Apr 24, 2020

🕔Apr 24, 2020
Instead of checking the thermometer last Wednesday morning to find temperatures at or around 32 degrees, many found temperatures as low as 28 degrees.  By now, we can inspect the […]

Kentucky Corn, Soybeans: Assessing Freeze Damage on Seedling Crops Apr 22, 2020

🕔Apr 22, 2020
Corn and soybean plants were emerged in many fields when freeze events occurred last week across Kentucky and the surrounding region.  Farmers want to walk fields now and likely walked […]

Texas Blacklands: Corn Planting Picks Up, Limited Disease Pressure in Wheat Apr 21, 2020

🕔Apr 21, 2020
GENERAL Wheat continues to progress well with minimal disease issues. Insect activity in terms of true armyworms has increased over the last week, with more fields getting close to their […]

Kentucky Wheat: Estimated Yield Potential for Freeze Damaged Crops Apr 21, 2020

🕔Apr 21, 2020
Now that there has been time to assess any damage that may have occurred after recent overnight temperatures were near or below 24°F, it is time to decide what to […]

Oklahoma Wheat: Assessing Freeze Damage Apr 16, 2020

🕔Apr 16, 2020
Temperatures dropped well below freezing in the past hours throughout the state and there is a high potential for freeze injury to Oklahoma wheat (Figure 1). There are several areas […]

Nebraska: Freeze-Tolerant Crop Research Gets NSF Award Mar 12, 2019

🕔Mar 12, 2019
For some plants — like corn, Nebraska’s most widely grown crop — below-zero temperatures trigger a cascade of lethal damage. Freezing conditions cause formation of ice crystals within the plant, […]

Texas Wheat: Cold Temps Causing Concern Mar 8, 2019

🕔Mar 8, 2019
Recent cold temperatures experienced across the state are causing some alarm for wheat producers. On the morning of Tuesday March 5, low temperatures ranged from near 10oF in the northern […]

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