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.



Economic Returns of Soil Testing Play Audio

K-State crop nutrient specialist Dorivar Ruiz-Diaz further encourages crop producers to soil test their fields as guidance for their nutrient management programs, this time emphasizing the economic returns to soil testing, based on a K-State analysis...it says that abandoning soil testing as a cost-cutting measure isn't such a good idea.

11/24/2014 6:00:00 PM

Agricultural Law Update Play Audio

Iowa State University agricultural law specialist Roger McEowen presents his regular segment on recent legal and taxation developments pertaining to agriculture and rural areas:  among the court rulings he cites this time is a decision on whether a particular horse enterprise qualifies as a bona-fide business for tax purposes, as the owner attempted to write off the losses from that enterprise.

11/24/2014 6:00:00 PM

Sustainability Taking Shape, One French Fry at a Time

K-State Biodiesel Initiative Video

The sound of a diesel engine is distinct. Sure, some are louder than others, and diesel enthusiasts can usually recognize the differences in sound between Cummins and Powerstroke engines, for example, when driving down the road.

11/24/2014 8:00:00 AM

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