Sandra's Newspaper Column
Producers will soon be drilling their 2023 wheat crop and it is always interesting to watch when drilling begins in North Central Kansas.
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.
Pre-emergence herbicides with residual activity are an important component of high-yelding cropping systems according to Dr. Sarah Lancaster, K-State Research and Extension, Weed Science specialist.
If volunteer wheat and other hosts are not controlled throughout the summer and are infested with wheat curl mites, the mites will survive until fall and could infest newly planted wheat at that time.
When thinking about weed control in wheat stubble, there are two priorities – controlling already emerged weeds and preventing later flushes.