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Training Required for Application of Dicamba Herbicides
As we embark on the 2018 growing season, producers should be aware that dicamba herbicides Engenia, FeXapan, and XtendiMax have been reclassified as Restricted Use Pesticides (RUPs). In order to purchase and apply these herbicides, you must be certif (More)
What Beef Producers Should Be Thinking About This Month
Historically, cull cow prices are beginning to rise. Finish culling cows in order of priority: Those that fall within the “Four-O Rule” (Open, Old, Onry, Oddball). Those with physical/structure problems (feet and legs, eyes, teeth, etc.). (More)
Benefits of Timber Stand Improvements on Kansas Farmsteads
Many producers and landowners in Kansas have wooded areas on their property that can provide beneficial habitat for wildlife. These forests offer protection from wind and snow, refuge from predators, and a variety of foods not found in other landscap (More)
Winter Cattle Water
With winter weather approaching you should not forget to make sure all of your cattle have access to fresh drinking water. Even though with these cold temperatures it might not seem like they need to drink as much water as normal, it is vitally impor (More)
Deep Tillage
Now that row crop harvest is over in Kansas, producers might be considering deep tillage for the purpose of alleviating compaction. Here are a few things to consider: How deep should the tillage operation occur? That is best answered by taking (More)
2018 K-State Corn Schools Slated for January
K-State Research and Extension is partnering with Kansas Corn to host three regional K-State Corn Production Management Schools to be held in January in (More)
Cold Temperatures with Late Developed Wheat
When you get a combination of low temperatures, dry soils and poorly developed wheat crops it creates a concern among farmers about the wheats chances of surviving the winter. Will the wheat survive the combination of those conditions? “Where whea (More)
Fall Application of Anhydrous
Soils in parts of Kansas are now cool enough to allow producers to apply anhydrous ammonia for their 2017 corn crop, and have been for the past couple weeks in northern Kansas. This practice has some appeal. For one thing, fall fertilizer application (More)
Controlling Mustard Weed in Wheat
Too often producers do not notice mustard weeds in their wheat fields until the mustards start to bloom in the spring. As a result, produc (More)
Sugarcane Aphid Resistance Sorghum Hybrids
  A number of sorghum hybrids have now been identified which express variable, but quite significant, levels of resistance to sugarcane aphids (SCA). Table 1. Hybrids with resistance to sugarcane aphid. Alta - AG1201; AG1301; AG1203 (More)
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