K-State Research and Extension

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.



Mobile Drip Irrigation Seeking Foothold in Western Kansas Farm Fields

In a region where some of the United States’ most productive farmland lies, Kansas State University researchers are putting a water-saving technology on the fast track.
9/1/2015 8:00:00 AM

Climatologist Says Current El Niño Could Mean More Favorable Weather for Midwest Crops

Much-needed precipitation through the U.S. heartland this year has replenished soil moisture, refilled ponds and promises to boost crop yields, thanks to the weather phenomenon known as El Niño, according to Iowa State University agricultural climatologist Elwynn Taylor. And the benefits for the Midwest may continue into 2016.
9/1/2015 8:00:00 AM

Agricultural News Play Audio

Ag news, plus the manager of the NRCS Plant Materials Center near Manhattan, Richard Wynia, previews the center's field day coming up Wednesday, which will feature cover crop research.

8/30/2015 7:00:00 PM

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