Crops

Kansas Wheat Crop at 50% Poor/Very Poor Condition in latest report

Latest crop progress and condition report shows 50% of the Kansas wheat crop is poor/very poor condition, Nebraska 63 good/excellent. Corn planting in Nebraska 17% complete, 27% in Kansas. Nationally 17% complete as of Sunday.

K-State part of $5 million grant to address water scarcity

Kansas State University is part of a $5 million grant from the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) to launch the Irrigation Innovation Consortium, a collaborative research effort to accelerate the development of irrigation.

Kansas Winter Wheat 49% Poor/Very Poor

According to USDA-NASS as of Sunday, 49% of Kansas winter wheat crop is in the poor/very poor category. 38% fair and 13% good/excellent. Topsoil moisture is 69% short/very short and Subsoil moisture supplies are 72% short/very short.

Summary of diseases on corn, grain sorghum, and soybeans in Kansas in 2015

The 2015 growing season was one of contrasts. On the positive side, losses to diseases in soybeans were the lowest in at least 20 years. On the negative side, yield loss to disease in corn was higher than in any recent year.

U.S. Fall Harvest nearly half complete

This week's crop progress and condition report says as of as of Sunday, 42 % of corn has been harvested, soybeans at 62 % complete and sorghum at 51% wrapped up. Hard Red Winter wheat is 64 % seeded.

2015 Kansas Wheat Crop Hit By Just About Everything

As combines roll across Kansas, phrases like miracle wheat, pleasantly surprised and exceeded expectations pop up daily in harvest reports along with scattered stories of other fields struck down by hail, decimated by disease or starved by drought.

Wheat Tour faces low first day yield projections

Participants from all over the globe traveled to Kansas to participate in the HardRed Winter Wheat Quality Tour, sponsored by the Wheat Quality Council. Scouts traveled the state and experienced conditions ranging from ankle deep mud to bone dry fields.

USGC Report Offers Details to Overseas Customers About Quality of Corn Headed for Export

The U.S. Grains Council (USGC) has released the 2014/2015 Corn Export Cargo Quality Report, the fourth in a series measuring U.S. corn quality by looking at grade factors, moisture, chemical composition and physical composition in corn samples ready to be

UNL Study Characterizes Genetic Resistance to Wheat Disease

A new study co-authored by University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers has unearthed the genetic roots of resistance to a wheat disease that has recently devastated crop yields from southern Africa through the Middle East.

AgWizard Simplifies Farm Financial Decisions

AgriFinance Advisors, Inc. announces the launch of AgWizard – an Online Financial Advisor for farmers.

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