Farm Crops Lose Water During Hot Nights, Says Study Mar 13, 2020

🕔Mar 13, 2020
A Kansas State University researcher whose work is helping to redefine the way that farmers and plant breeders view the impact of night-time temperatures on farm crops has been recognized […]

Kansas Canola: New Varieties Suited to Southern Great Plains Mar 9, 2020

🕔Mar 9, 2020
Kansas State University is hoping to give a boost to growing canola in the southern Great Plains as it embarks on developing hybrid varieties that are specific for the region. […]

Microplastics Harmful to Farm Crops – Study Feb 26, 2020

🕔Feb 26, 2020
A Kansas State University crop physiologist has found that plastic products have an adverse effect on land-based organisms, such as farm crops. Mary Beth Kirkham, University Distinguished Professor in agronomy […]

Kansas: Industrial Hemp Conference, Wichita, Feb. 4 Jan 21, 2020

🕔Jan 21, 2020
Kansas State University officials will present the most current information on how to grow hemp in Kansas, based on the first year of research trials at university test plots across […]

Robots, Drones Becoming Workhorses for Agriculture Jan 3, 2020

🕔Jan 3, 2020
The small, rolling vehicle looks a bit like something out of a science fiction film as it moves slowly across a barren patch of land on Kansas State University’s North […]

Kansas Hemp: High Tunnels Produce More CBD Dec 30, 2019

🕔Dec 30, 2019
After one year of growing industrial hemp in test plots, Kansas State University researchers say they’ve moved closer to providing guidance to producers interested in growing the alternative crop in […]

Farm Size Not a True Gauge of Profitability – Study Oct 11, 2019

🕔Oct 11, 2019
A pair of Kansas State University agricultural economists have taken a look at the characteristics that make farms successful in Kansas, and have found that bigger doesn’t always mean better. […]

Wheat Blast: Another Challenge for Keeping Ahead of This Disease Sep 12, 2019

🕔Sep 12, 2019
Kansas State University researchers studying a fungal disease capable of taking out an entire wheat crop are finding new evidence that the pathogen is even more feisty than they originally […]

Kansas Sorghum: Keep Beneficials in Mind When Spraying Headworms, Sugarcane Aphids Aug 9, 2019

🕔Aug 9, 2019
A crop entomologist at Kansas State University is urging sorghum growers to be patient as they consider options for protecting this year’s crop from damaging pests. Jeff Whitworth says that […]

Kansas Wheat: Farmers Contending with Weeds Left After Harvest Jul 19, 2019

🕔Jul 19, 2019
As the Kansas wheat harvest winds down, farmers likely are turning their attention to another bit of business in those same fields. “With all the moisture we’ve gotten in the […]

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