Stripe Rust in Kansas

KSU Agronomy eUpdate Special Edition: Stripe rust alert Stripe rust has been found in several fields of wheat in southeast , south central, and north central Kansas. Given the forecast of cool and relatively wet conditions for the next seven days, this is a potentially significant situation for fields anywhere in Kansas planted to varieties…

Maximizing Yield Potential Of Soybean

Maximizing Yield Potential Of Soybean There are many things to look in to when trying to reach a higher soybean yield. Yield potential is mostly determined by genetics, so it’s important to pick soybeans that perform well over all. While the right traits have a high importance, there are also other factors that help maximize…

Maximizing Glyphosate Efficacy

Maximizing Glyphosate Efficacy For Glyphosate to reach its highest capacity it’s important to understand various factors that can affect the herbicide. While environmental factors are important, weed size and species should also be considered at application of Roundup Agricultural Herbicides. What you’ll learn: • Why using the full label rate of Roundup impacts effectiveness. •…

Optimum Planting Conditions for Soybean Crops

Optimum Planting Conditions for Soybean Crops For optimal soybean growth, it’s important to consider many factors such as seed placement and environmental conditions that can contribute to a healthy harvest. What you’ll learn: • How temperature affects seeds growth. • Why soybean seeds and plants can’t grow in oversaturated or flooded soil. • The importance…

How to establish effective side-by-side comparisons

How to establish effective side-by-side comparisons Side-by-side test plot comparison techniques let you collect data on plant growth and product effectiveness. With the right information and tools, farmers are able to learn more about their land and the optimal conditions. What you’ll learn: • What to look for and what environmental factors to keep in…

Methods of Cover Crop Removal

Methods of Cover Crop Removal Cover crops help improve nutrient levels and soil quality, but the timing and methods of removal affect your crop’s growth potential. Careful consideration is required when it comes to determining what type of removal method to use and when. What you’ll learn: • Why the timing of cover crop removal…