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Oct 7, 2021

  • Wheat after Row Crops
  • Following Sorghum with Wheat
  • Mysterious Cedar Loss


00:01:06--Wheat after Row Crops--K-State cropping systems agronomist Kraig Roozeboom takes a close look at no-till-planting wheat into row-crop stubble immediately after fall harvest:  multiple years of K-State research have resulted in several recommendations for establishing that new wheat stand, including adjustments to seeding rates, seed placement depth, and starter fertilizer applications



00:12:08--Following Sorghum with Wheat--K-State’s Kraig Roozeboom talks about research he has done on using a desiccant to terminate a grain sorghum crop for earlier harvest to accommodate no-till wheat planting afterward, saying that can pay off in improved wheat yields



00:22:52--Mysterious Cedar Loss-- On this week's horticulture segment, K-State horticulturist Ward Upham explains what's behind the sudden loss of Atlas cedar trees and other landscape ornamentals in the past few weeks...he points to an unusual weather event last fall as the reason for those losses





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