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Identifying Wheat Stages for Fungicide Application
Identifying Wheat Stages for Fungicide Application - Videos Videos
This video shows how to anticipate the growth stage on wheat for the best timing of fungicide application for leaf diseases and head scab. More
Assessing Wheat Stands for Yield Potential and Nitrogen Application Timing
Assessing Wheat Stands for Yield Potential and Nitrogen Application Timing - Videos Videos
This video shows how to assess wheat fields for plant population and to determine when to top-dress nitrogen in order to stimulate plant growth and use nitrogen efficiently. More
Play it Cool with Stored Grain
Play it Cool with Stored Grain - Articles Articles
Prevent mold in stored grain by making easy adjustments to temperature in the bin. More
Checking seed depth. Photo credit: John Rowehl
Eleventh Hour Reminders for Wheat Planting - Part 2 - News News
Here are some recommendations when planting wheat after the optimum time. More
Eleventh Hour Reminders for Wheat Planting – Part 1
Eleventh Hour Reminders for Wheat Planting – Part 1 - News News
It has been said that 90% of the wheat yield is decided by decisions made at planting. The other 50% is decided in the spring; apologies to the late Yogi Berra. More
Progression of Corn Kernal Milkline at 1/3
Late Season Corn Stalk Nitrate Test - News News
If your corn is at ¼ milk-line stage it isn’t too early to take samples for this test. More
Figure 1. Checking wheat plant populations
Wheat Stand Assessment - Articles Articles

Wheat Stand Assessment

John Rowehl

Check on the effects of late planting and/or winter weather. More
Howard F. Schwartz, Colorado State University, Bugwood.org
Got Rye Seed? - Articles Articles

Got Rye Seed?

John Rowehl

Since rye is stored over the hot weather months before use, it has the potential for infestation and damage from insects. More
Double Cropping Soybeans or Planting Soybeans Late?
Double Cropping Soybeans or Planting Soybeans Late? - Articles Articles
Early planting versus late planting, soybean planting strategy changes later in the growing season. More
Early Season Wheat Assessment
Early Season Wheat Assessment - Articles Articles
Making early decisions about management of wheat fields in February. More
Figure 1. Crazing is an early sign of tank deterioration
Poly Got a Cracker? - Articles Articles

Poly Got a Cracker?

John Rowehl

The life of a poly tank will depend, among other things, on the thickness and quality of the material and how much sunlight (UV) it is exposed to. More
Fumigation Management Plan
Fumigation Management Plan - Articles Articles
Phosphine product labels now state that a written fumigation management plan is required before an application is made. More