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Crops and Livestock>Wheat K-State Research and Extension provides the latest research-based information from all disciplines related to crop production: Agronomy, Entomology, Plant Pathology, Biological and Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Economics, and more. Producers can find current, objective information on topics such as variety and hybrid performance, disease and insect ratings of wheat varieties, weed science, soil testing, plant diseases, insect pests, forages, wheat, and crop price outlooks.

 

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Education Key in Understanding Kansas Water Issues



Cookies, cereal, marshmallows, whipped cream, chocolate syrup, milk and ice cream can create a fun lesson—and a tasty snack—to model the rock, soil and liquid layers of an aquifer.
5/1/2015 8:00:00 AM


The Weekly Grain Market Report Play Audio



K-State grain market economist Dan O'Brien offers his latest insight on the grain market news and trends:  he looks ahead to the possible market impact of next week's hard red winter wheat tour in Kansas and surrounding states, and talks about a marketing contingency that he thinks growers with stored grain would want to consider, should prices remain low into fall harvest.

4/30/2015 7:00:00 PM


Analylzing Wheat Nutrients Play Audio



K-State soil fertility specialist Dave Mengel talks about the value in submitting plant samples from the current wheat crop for nutrient analysis...he says this can serve both a monitoring and a diagnostic purpose for improved wheat nutrient management.

4/30/2015 7:00:00 PM


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