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.



Cold Snap May Have Nipped Kansas Sorghum, Soybeans More than Corn

From time to time over the past few months it seemed like fall was trying to crowd out summer, and now it’s a little more serious. The latest cold snap may have been enough to impact grain filling and test weight for Kansas’ summer row crops, especially sorghum and soybeans, according to a Kansas State University agronomist.

9/19/2014 8:00:00 AM

Insuring the 2015 Winter Wheat Crop Play Audio

K-State risk management specialist Art Barnaby offers some last-minute input for winter wheat producers on insuring the 2015 crop, as the deadline for enrolling is coming up  in a little over a week...including his recommendation on enrolling in the new supplemental coverage option created by the farm bill.

9/18/2014 7:00:00 PM

The Weekly Look at Grain Market Trends Play Audio

K-State grain market economist Dan O' Brien looks at the latest local basis trends at Kansas grain elevators, and shares his latest price probability projections for the current grain marketing year, as talking points for his weekly grain market analysis.

9/18/2014 7:00:00 PM

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