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Top Agronomy Stories

Just in, the latest wheat disease update!
Check here for the update from
K-State Extension plant pathologist, Erick De Wolf.
Limited water is such a hot topic right now!
Click here to read more information on making decisions based on
crop water usage and preseason irrigation!
Should you be on the lookout for Brown Wheat Mites?
Click here for more information on these pests.
Are you seeing Army Cutworm damage to your fields?
Check here for more information.
Or here are a few helpful links:
Do you want to make the most out of your limited water supply?
Click here for the meeting details.
Is your wheat field susceptible to winter die-off?
Click here to read more info!

Check out this info on grass control in wheat!
Click here to read the article.
Check out this research on extending the life of the Ogallala Aquifer.
Click here to read the article.
Wondering how to control that bindweed this fall?
Click here for more information.
Are you concerned about the Wheat Stem Sawfly?
Listen here for more information!
Are you using your water resources wisely?
Click here to read the article! 

Soil Testing?

Follow this link for guidelines on collecting soil samples...Soil Sample Guidelines

Use the Soil Sample Information Sheet to fill out information to send your samples in to K-State. 

Use the Soil Testing Lab Phamphlet to decide on the test you should use.  

Consult the Soil Test Intrepretations and Recommendations for information on soil sampling depth and using the fertilizer recommendations. 

 To plug in your soil sample results into an Xcel spreadsheet and get fertilizer recommendations, click on these links:

Fertilizer Recommendation Program (eXcel spreadsheet)

Fertilizer Recommendation Instructions




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