1189—The Impact of Recent Hot Weather on Wheat…A Wheat Disease Scouting Report

  • Heat and Wheat
  • Wheat Disease Update
  • Dairy Fly Control



00:01:05—Heat and Wheat–K-State wheat production specialist Romulo Lollato talks about the recent run of unseasonal hot weather around Kansas and the possible damage that may have caused to the winter wheat crop:  he discusses the possible impact on pollination and kernel development, which he plans to explore during the Hard Winter Wheat Tour of Kansas this week



00:12:15—Wheat Disease Update–K-State wheat disease specialist Kelsey Andersen Onofre follows up with the latest report on diseases in the Kansas wheat crop as it enters the grain filling and maturity phases…she talks about whether a preemptive fungicide application against leaf rust is worthwhile, and she notes an unusually high number of wheat streak mosaic reports out of south-central Kansas of late



00:23:06—Dairy Fly Control–On this week’s edition of Milk Lines, K-State dairy specialist Mike Brouk talks about ramping up summer fly control in dairy facilities now




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Agriculture Today is a daily program featuring Kansas State University agricultural specialists and other experts examining ag issues facing Kansas and the nation. It is hosted by Eric Atkinson and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.


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