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EPA Takes Next Step in Review Process for Herbicide Glyphosate, Reaffirms No Risk to Public Health
EPA Takes Next Step in Review Process for Herbicide Glyphosate, Reaffirms No Risk to Public Health Crops | 05/01/2019

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking an important step in the agency’s review of glyphosate. As part of this action, EPA continues to find that there are no risks to public health when glyphosate is used in accordance...

Nebraska planting slightly below normal
Nebraska planting slightly below normal Crops | 04/30/2019

Corn planting seven points behind average, soybeans 2 point behind. Winter wheat condition 68 good/excellent.

Kansas Wheat 58 percent Good/Excellent
Kansas Wheat 58 percent Good/Excellent Crops | 04/30/2019

Spring planting is rolling along in Kansas with corn 31% complete and soybeans 2 percent finished.

Agronomists test tools for measuring sustainability of production practices
Agronomists test tools for measuring sustainability of production practices Crops | 04/30/2019

Romulo Lollato is not the average observer when he drives past a Kansas wheat field. Where most see waving heads of wheat, Lollato, an assistant professor of agronomy may see a crop that needs more moisture or has been over-fertilized....

USDA Extends Deadline to May 17 for Producers to Certify 2018 Crop Production for Market Facilitation Program Payments
USDA Extends Deadline to May 17 for Producers to Certify 2018 Crop Production for Market Facilitation Program Payments Crops | 04/29/2019

USDA extended the deadline to May 17 from May 1 for agricultural producers to certify 2018 crop production for payments through the Market Facilitation Program.

Study: Adding sulfur may boost wheat yields, quality
Study: Adding sulfur may boost wheat yields, quality Crops | 04/26/2019

In the past decade, scientists have been reporting that America’s move from burning coal to natural gas and low-sulfur coal has led to a large decrease in the amount of atmospheric sulfur, compared to 40 years ago.

Kanas Winter Wheat Condition 57% Good/Excellent
Kanas Winter Wheat Condition 57% Good/Excellent Crops | 04/23/2019

Kansas winter wheat condition rated 3 percent very poor, 8 poor, 32 fair, 47 good, and 10 excellent. Winter wheat jointed was 44 percent, ahead of 33 last year, but behind 61 for the five-year average.

Upcoming Tour Offers First Look at U.S. HRW Yield Potential
Upcoming Tour Offers First Look at U.S. HRW Yield Potential Crops | 04/22/2019

More than 90 U.S. wheat industry stakeholders will soon get a close-up view of the new wheat crop in Kansas, southern Nebraska, eastern Colorado and northern Oklahoma on the annual Wheat Quality Council (WQC) Hard Winter Wheat Tour April 29...

Wheat growers urged to look for yellowing in fields
Wheat growers urged to look for yellowing in fields Crops | 04/20/2019

A Kansas State University wheat expert says that yellowing in some Kansas wheat fields is not uncommon for this time of year, but growers should be aware of steps they should be taking if they are seeing the condition.

Wheat Buyers from Morocco and Tunisia Visit Kansas
Wheat Buyers from Morocco and Tunisia Visit Kansas Crops | 04/19/2019

Wheat buyers from Morocco and Tunisia got an up close look at the intricacies and reliability of the U.S. grain infrastructure during the April 12-19 Cochran Fellowship Program's experience in Kansas and Texas.

United States Wins Dispute Finding China’s Administration of Grain Tariff-Rate Quotas Breaches WTO Commitments
United States Wins Dispute Finding China’s Administration of Grain Tariff-Rate Quotas Breaches WTO Commitments Crops | 04/18/2019

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today that a World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement panel found that China has administered its tariff-rate quotas (TRQs) for wheat, corn, and rice inconsistently with its WTO...

Flood Damage and Prevented Planting
Flood Damage and Prevented Planting Crops | 04/18/2019

Depending on the extent of flood damage on your property, you may qualify for crop insurance prevented planting payments.