Cropland can be quite susceptible to wind erosion under some conditions.
Growing up on a farm, I noticed that my had always been interested in conservation. He installed terraces, grass waterways and ponds on our Iowa hills and practiced crop rotation. It was my first glimpse of learning about leaving the land better than you started with.
Soils in portions of western and central Kansas have become steadily drier through the late summer and early fall. Topsoil conditions are now very dry in many areas of Kansas. For wheat yet to be planted in these areas, producers are left with a few options.
For the next few weeks the roads will be busy
Interseeding alfalfa into existing bermudagrass can be a productive, versatile, and low-risk option.
High Plains Journal's article by Kylene Scott.
'Water Connects Us All' Is part of Ag Innovators Experience grant.
This week's K-State Research and Extension Agronomy eUpdate.
The weather conditions may trigger another year for these two corn diseases.
Information about Sugarcane Aphids.
Soybean Watch: Even if most of the field is OK to plant, some spots may be on the heavy side.
Moderate drought for as little as five consecutive days can cause major damage in corn, according to University of Missouri Extension agronomist Bill Wiebold.
Once tasseling, silking, and pollination are complete, or nearly complete, producers can begin to estimate corn yield potential.
Farm and ranch families across the High Plains are now busily preparing for another annual summer tradition - the county fair. For most 4-H members, that event will not look the same as in years past
Potassium deficiency can decrease soybean yield more than 50% across soil types that range from sandy loam to clay loam, says LSU soil fertility specialist Rasel Parvej.