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May 23, 2019

Crop damage and probable yield losses in over-saturated and flooded wheat fields; wheat herbicide carryover considerations when re-cropping damaged wheat; agricultural news, and the Kansas soybean update; managing over-soaked home lawns…

00:01:30 – Winter Wheat Damage, Losses:  K-State wheat production specialist Romulo Lollato reports on the crop conditions he's observing during the series of K-State wheat plot tours around the state the past two weeks...he talks about the crop damage and probable yield losses from continually over-saturated and flooded wheat fields, urging producers to assess that situation now, in case alternate cropping plans need to be made.

00:13:00 – Wheat Herbicide Carryover:  K-State weed management specialist Dallas Peterson follows up with wheat herbicide carryover considerations when re-cropping damaged wheat...he says that fully understanding the waiting intervals and other restrictions associated with those earlier herbicide applications is critical when deciding on a substitute crop.

00:24:31 – Ag News:  Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines, including this week’s Kansas soybean update.

00:33:01 – Too Much of a Good Thing:  K-State turfgrass specialist Jared Hoyle talks about managing over-soaked home lawns once the wet conditions subside.

 

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