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Cheyenne County
212 E Washington
PO Box 667
St. Francis, KS  67756-0667
785-332-3171
785-332-3199 Fax
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Sherman County
813 Broadway Room 301
Goodland, KS 67735-0002
785-890-4880
785-890-4879 Fax
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Wallace County
118 N Gardner   
PO Box 189
Sharon Springs, KS 67758
785-852-4285
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Agronomy

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Western Bean Cutworm is a pest in corn that we need to keep an eye on!

Listen to Jeanne's radio report on Western Bean Cutworm

Handy Bt Trait Table

Western Bean Cutworm Central (General information)

Latest Western Bean Cutworm Information

 

Wheat Stubble Height on Subsequent Corn and

Grain Sorghum Crops research report from Tribune

 

Video: Wondering about the effects of rain on wheat test weight?

- and - Learn about protein content in wheat!

 

hail damage

Are you wondering about the stage of growth for your corn?

Click on the chart for a printable version!

 

 corn chart

 

 Wondering about your local land values?

Check out these resources!

Webinar

County-Level Land Value Publication

 

Keep up to date with the latest news on Leaf and Stripe Rust in Wheat

Click here for the updates!

 

How much fertilizer can safely be placed with seed?

Click here to read more about it!

 

Need some information on how a freeze might still impact your wheat?

Click here to read more!

spring freeze injury

 

Learn about nitrogen rates for wheat on page 4 of this publication.

 

Soil Temperatures at 2" Charts

 

Spring Fieldwork Troubles on the Horizon

 

 Palmer amaranth resistance to 2,4-D and dicamba confirmed in Kansas

Click here to read about it!

dicamba

 

 

Field Research on Preemergence Treatments for Kochia Control 

kochia

 

K-State Sulfur Publication: Sulfur in Kansas - Plant, Soil and Fertilizer Considerations

 

Alternative Cropping Systems Limited Irrigation Research Report

Researching rotations: Continuous corn, continuous sorghum, corn-sorghum, corn-wheat with 10 inches/year at K-State Research Station in Tribune, KS

 

Presentations

For presentations from winter meetings, click here!

 

Do you need dicamba training?

K-State is not offering training this winter, but you can get training here:

BASF Training Opportunities

Monsanto Training Opportunities

 

Industrial Hemp Resources

List of resources for industrial hemp production and licensing

 

The Handy BT Trait Table

Which BT Traits Do You Need to Buy?

 

Stalk Rots of Corn and Sorghum

Click here to read more!

 

Kochia accessions with cross-resistance to dicamba and

fluroxypyr identified in western Kansas

Click here to read the article!


Fall Freeze Damage in Summer Grain Crops

Click here for the article!

 

Harvesting Grain from Freeze-damaged Sorghum

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Corn Grain Dry Down in Field From Maturity to Harvest

Click here to read the article.

 

Grain Sorghum and Early Freeze

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Could nematodes be in your field?

Click here for more information!

 

Need more info on redrilling wheat?

Click here

 

Coleoptile Length Chart

Check out the updated version here.

 

Wheat Streak Mosaic

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Starter Fertilizers for Wheat

Click here to read more about them!

 

Wheat Streak Mosaic can be economically devastating.

Click here to read more about it.

 

Wheat Variety Disease and Insect Ratings 2018

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disease and insect ratings 2018

 

Nitrate Toxicity

Click here for more information!

 

Hail....did you get some?

Check out the Hail Damage resource page!

 

Are weeds taking over your wheat stubble?

Click here to read about the importance of weed control post-harvest!

 

Wheat plot results are in!

Click here to see them all!

 

Check out the Handy BT Trait Table for Corn here!

 

It's time to start scouting for Western Bean Cutworms in corn!

Click here for more information!

 

Goss's Bacterial Wilt and Leaf Blight of Corn

Click here to read about it!

 

Did you get hail?

Click here to evaluate hail damage to corn!

 

Here's a quick reference for estimating your wheat yields!

Click here to read more information.

 

Outlook for Stripe Rust in Wheat from Erick DeWolf

Click here to read it!

 

Alternative Cropping Systems with Limited Irrigation

Click here for more information!

 

Click on the picture to read the article!

occassional tillage

Kansas Agricultural Mediation Services is here to assist you with your agricultural questions.

We have been providing Kansas producers with legal, financial and mediation services for over 25 years.

Click on the picture for more information.

KAMS

 

What you need to know about kochia control!

Click the graph for more information!

 

Do you have questions about wheat coleoptile lengths?

Click here for more information!

 

Are you seeing this in your fields?

Click on the picture for more information!

 wsm

 

Tissue sampling your corn?

Guidelines for tissue testing and chart with 'normal' levels

Check out the video with information on sampling corn

 

K-State Mesonet for calculating growing degree days for your area

http://mesonet.k-state.edu/agriculture/degreedays/

 

Tillage Intensity Study in Long-Term Wheat-Sorghum-Fallow Rotations


Does it pay to test your soil?
soil test chart