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Scouting Report - June 10, 2019

Jun 10, 2019

Scouting report from your Great Bend Co-op Agronomists for June 10, 2019

Wheat Topdress in Spring

Feb 26, 2019

Although winter seems to want to hang on, it will soon be time to get your topdressing done on your wheat. How do we know how much to apply to give your wheat enough food to prosper this spring and make the most possible bushels? Below are a few options to consider:

Vernalization is Critical for Producing Grain

Dec 03, 2018

Vernalization of winter wheat is a critical step in the process for the plant to produce grain. Vernalization as defined is the inductio  of a plant’s flowering process by the exposure to prolonged periods of cold weather.

Strange Wheat Explained

Nov 05, 2018

If you have been out in the country lately, you may have noticed the wheat looks a little odd. We are getting a lot of questions and comments on the yellowing and browning of the wheat that was drilled before the big rains.  

Dry, Sunny Weather Means Back in the Fields

Oct 22, 2018

As we are all aware, our area received an uncommonly high amount of rain over the last couple weeks. This has caused some headaches with the 2018 fall crops in the field, slowing or stopping harvest completely. It has also wreaked havoc on wheat drilling. Some fields were planted and are under water, while others were not planting before the rains.

Keep Volunteer Wheat in Check for Disease Control

Sep 24, 2018

Volunteer wheat can harbor disease and insects that may cause problems in wheat planted this fall. Control volunteer and other grasses to break the “green bridge” or time that green plants are present when or before new wheat or small grains emerge this fall.