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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


What are Some Guidelines to Follow with Your Soybean Crop?

Soybeans can be planted over a wide range of dates, including May 5 to June 30, depending on which part of the state you live in

Sandra checking the condition of the wheat in the field

Condition of the Wheat

Is our wheat condition due to drought, fertility or disease concerns or ALL the above?

Let’s start with the obvious cause……. Drought!!! The dry conditions that we have been experiencing, as you know, have caused significant concerns for the wheat crop

Wheat Growth

What is the Disease Outlook for the 2023 Wheat Crop?

The disease situation can change rapidly, and it is important to continue to watch for signs of disease development as the season progresses.

Cutiing Wheat Plot

Thank a Farmer Today

For more than 230 years, agriculture has been the vital thread in the fabric of our nation.  America’s farm and ranch families represent the cornerstone of our freedom and way of life – now and in the future.  

Health of Soil

Do you Know the Health of Your Soil?

Soil management practices can have a significant effect on organic matter levels in the soil.