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Dec 21, 2021

  • Wheat Sulfur Deficiency
  • Herbicide Spray Volumes
  • Dairy Margin Coverage



00:01:09—Wheat Sulfur Deficiency--K-State crop nutrient specialist Dorivar Ruiz-Diaz discusses sulfur deficiency in winter wheat, a nutrient management subject he's receiving questions about from more and more wheat growers...he goes over the symptoms of a sulfur issue, the specific method of soil testing for it, and the various fertilizer products for correcting a sulfur deficiency ahead of spring green-up



00:12:09—Herbicide Spray Volumes--K-State weed management specialist Sarah Lancaster and graduate researcher Tyler Meyeres talk about their recent study of field spray volumes and how they influence herbicide application efficiency and performance...their work takes on added importance as this next growing season comes on, with the expected shortage of some key herbicide products



00:23:06—Dairy Margin Coverage--On this week's edition of Milk Lines, K-State dairy specialist Mike Brouk encourages dairy producers to take advantage of the USDA's Dairy Margin Coverage program, with the next sign-up round now underway






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