Kansas

Northwest Area Agronomist Field Report

  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 worse than others, however caution should be used in placing too much emphasis on this… Read More »Northwest Area Agronomist Field Report

Canola Harvest 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 established and prevented some planned acres from going in. Dry weather continued to be a… Read More »Canola Harvest Report