The Wheat Farmer / Row Crop Farmer Monthly Newsletter
The Wheat Farmer/Row Crop Farmer newsletter is a monthly publication covering crop production information in Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Nebraska and Colorado.
Wheat Varieties for Kansas and the Great Plains Annual Book
Wheat Varieties for Kansas and the Great Plains has been the annual bible on wheat varieties since 1987. You’ll find objective ratings and yield results on all the current wheat varieties for Kansas, Oklahoma, the Texas Panhandle, southern Nebraska, and eastern Colorado. Our ratings reflect the combined judgments of not just one expert, but of the top public and private wheat breeders, agronomists, and plant pathologists from Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Nebraska, and Colorado.
Updates and Reports
TX-NM High Plains Wheat Grain Picks 2017-2018 Initial Report 07Aug2017 For more information, order your copy of the 2018 Wheat Varieties Book
Wheat Streak Mosaic Virus can cause a yield loss of more than 80 percent, costing Kansas farmers up to $75 Million every year. If we stop the spread now, future yields will improve exponentially. Methods of Control: Remove volunteer wheat with herbicides or tillage Avoid early planting Plant wheat varieties with moderate or high levels Read more about Stop the Streak: Wheat Streak Mosaic Virus[…]
It was certainly a challenging year for wheat production in Northwest Kansas. The warm conditions last fall resulted in wheat crowns that had not been hardened when exposed to an arctic blast in mid-November. This resulted in stand reductions in most all fields and increased susceptibility to additional freeze injury. Some varieties were hurt Read more about Northwest Area Agronomist Field Report[…]
Oklahoma and Kansas Canola Harvest Wrapping Up Ron Sholar Executive Director Great Plains Canola Association July 3, 2015—Oklahoma The 2015 winter canola harvest in Oklahoma is winding down with harvest reaching more than 95% completion. Dry planting conditions in the fall of 2014 were a problem for growers in trying to get a stand Read more about Canola Harvest Report[…]
By Don Stotts Recent rains and cooler weather have a number of analysts predicting an Oklahoma wheat crop of approximately 108 million bushels, which sounds right to Jeff Edwards, Oklahoma State University Cooperative Extension small grains specialist, provided temperatures continue to stay 85 degrees Fahrenheit or below. “We need another week to 10 days of this Read more about Central Plains Spring Wheat Tour Update: Lahoma, Oklahoma[…]