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Mar 17, 2022

  • Wheat Herbicide Management
  • Grain Trade Developments
  • Planting Garden Potatoes



00:01:09—Wheat Herbicide Management--K-State weed management specialist Sarah Lancaster discusses spring herbicide treatments on wheat as it emerges from dormancy and starts to develop...she advises producers to pay attention to the growth stage of wheat when choosing herbicides, in order to achieve good weed control without damaging the crop...she breaks down the product options based on wheat plant growth



00:12:06—Grain Trade Developments--Senior economist Guy Allen of the IGP Institute at K-State provides his monthly update on the international grain trade scene, which right now is firmly affixed on the war in Ukraine and the resulting impacts on grain trade, particularly with respect to wheat...he also talks about why local basis bids at elevators may not be keeping up with the recent surges in grain prices



00:23:08—Planting Garden Potatoes--On this week's horticulture segment, K-State horticulturist Ward Upham concludes his two-part look at planting garden potatoes




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