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.




The results are now in, on the 2015 Kansas Wheat Yield Contest.  And despite the various adversities of this past growing season, the winners posted some eye-popping yield numbers.   Marsha Boswell has the story on this week’s Kansas Wheat Scoop.

8/2/2015 7:00:00 PM

Disease Losses in Winter Wheat Play Audio

K-State wheat disease specialist Erick DeWolf shares the just-finished report on disease losses in the Kansas winter wheat crop this past season, which reinforces the cause for disease management in the next crop...he also talks about newly-revised K-State guidelines on using wheat seed treatments as a defense against diseases.

7/30/2015 7:00:00 PM

The Weekly Grain Market Report Play Audio

K-State grain market economist Dan O'Brien offers up his latest take on the grain market trends, coming off a bearish week in the trades...he also spends some time on recently-announced changes in China's grain pricing policies, and what that might mean for potential U.S. grain exports into that country.

7/30/2015 7:00:00 PM

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