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Sep 26, 2019

Addressing corn stand lodging problems ahead of harvest

There’s still time to plant winter canola

Agricultural news, and the Kansas soybean update

Fall planting of landscape trees…

00:01:30 – Corn Stand Lodging Problems:  K-State row crop disease specialist Doug Jardine talks about why corn growers in Kansas are contending with so many stand lodging problems here at harvest time, often having to do with stalk rot disease...he advises producers to check their standing corn now for lodging potential ahead of harvest, and comments on what can be learned from this year's issues for future reference.

00:13:00 – Winter Canola Planting:  K-State canola agronomist Mike Stamm talks about what opportunity remains for producers in this region to plant winter canola successfully in the coming days...among other things, he focuses his remarks on variety selection and weed management.

00:24:30 – Ag News:  Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines, including this week’s Kansas soybean update.

00:33:00 – Fall Planting of Landscape Trees:  Johnson County Extension horticultural agent Dennis Patton talks about successfully planting and establishing landscape trees in the fall.


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