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Sandra's Newspaper Column

Sandra Wick K-State Research and Extension Crop Production Agent
Sandra Wick
Post Rock Extension District
Crop Production Agent


Current Issue

Is winter a good time to apply anhydrous ammonia fertilizer to my crop fields?

Is Winter a Good Time to Apply Anhydrous Ammonia Fertilizer to my Crop Fields?

Most producers have completed their fall harvest and may not be thinking about their fertility program for their 2022 spring row crops, but now may be the time!

Soybean Residue

Sampling for the Soybean Cyst Nematode is Important!

So exactly what is a soybean cyst nematode? The soybean cyst nematode or commonly known as SCN, is a microscopic, worm-like organism and is the number one yield-grabbing insect of soybeans!

Wheat Seedlings

What are the Guidelines to Follow when Planting Wheat Late?

The most important guideline is to increase the seeding rate.  With the limited time for tillering in the fall, the wheat plant relies more on the primary tillers.

Winter Wheat

What are the Risks of Planting Wheat Early?

Producers will soon be drilling their 2023 wheat crop and it is always interesting to watch when drilling begins in North Central Kansas.

Planting Wheat

Gearing up for 2023 Wheat Crop

It soon will be time for drilling of the 2023 wheat crop in northcentral Kansas! Producers are busy preparing for the crop and are rounding up their seed along with getting the ground ready.