Wheat planting isn’t far away in parts of Kansas, so now is the time to get your soil sampling done to have good information on which to base your fertilizer inputs, says Kansas State University Extension in part 1 of a two-article series on winter wheat fertilizer management.
Many winter wheat fields were seeded late last fall because of rainfall at normal planting time, resulting in stands that aren't as competitive with weeds, and younger plants that can be more susceptible to herbicide injury. Here are some management tips from Nebraska Extension for this scenario.
Hutchinson, Kan., no-tiller Darren Nelson discusses the tramline system he’s set up on his John Deere air seeder to manage traffic in his no-tilled fields. The system is made by Tram-Rite Tramlines in Fredericksburg, Va., and is housed in an old toolbox mounted to the chassis to hold the air tank, compressor and valve system.
On this episode of Conservation Ag Update, brought to you by Montag, we’re on the road at the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Ky. Jeff Hadacheck from Wisconsin-Madison discusses the long term economic benefits of integrating winter wheat in your corn-soybean rotation. Plus, we visit with Brandon Somers at the Beck’s Practical Farm Research (PFR) insights meeting. Somers talks about his ideal no-till planter.
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