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Crops and Soils

The ever changing world of crop production requires producers to know about everything from global markets – to local production practices.  Meadowlark Extension District staff are available to assist you with your agronomic needs via local demonstration plots, field days, and individual consultations.

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We're also your local link to the vast knowledge base that is K-State Research & Extension.

Contact us for all your crops and soils questions.

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Informational Videos

Kansas Mesonet Stations
Brome Recovery Update
    Brome Recovery Presentation with Notes
Brome Recovery Monitoring
Broomsedge Bluestem
Soil Fertility Program

Weekly News Articles

Tar Spot
Weed/Brush Control Practices
ARC/PLC Decision Time
The Interest in Land Rental Rates
2023 KSU Chemical Weed Control Guide
Stress in Agriculture   Audio Version
2023 Corn Schools     Audio Version
Budget Tools
Considering Sulphur
Management of Eastern Redcedar with Herbicides     Audio Version
Farm Transition
Poultry Litter
Last Call for Soybean Cyst Nematode Sampling     Audio Version
Kansas Custom Rates
A Look at Fertilizer Prices
Tar Spot
Basal Bark Herbicide Applications
Cut Stump Herbicide Applications
The Effects of Late Season Usage on Cool Season Grasses
Fall SCN Testing
Soil Sampling Challenges
Cover Crop Evaluations
Fall Forage Management
Zone Soil Testing of Forage Stands
Liming Acid Soils
Fall Armyworm Scouting
Southern Rust & Corn Fungicides
Soybean Insect & Defoliation
Still Recovering - Armyworms 2021
Hemp Dogbane
Fungicide Applications in Corn
Plant Nutrient Analysis - Corn
Hay Harvest Plant Response
Pesticide Labels
Early Summer Sericea Control
'Ugly' Corn Stage
Volunteer Corn Control
Hay Harvest Height
Cold Weather Crown Stress in Corn  Audio Version
Soybean Seedling Disease Potential
Cool Season Grass Season Part II
Cool Season Grass Season
Soybean Seed Treatments
Alfalfa Weevil
Planting Time Aid:  Kansas Mesonet   Audio Files
Cold Injury to Corn
Forage Recovery - Video Summary
Conduction a Prescribed Burn - Planning for Success
Time for Greenup
Brome Recovery Discussion Meeting - Reminder
Brome Recovery Discussion Meetings
Urea and Cool Season Forages
Risk Management
ARC/PLC Decision Date
Winning the Game Corn Marketing Workshop/Soybean School
N Fixation in Soybeans
Brush Control Options Part 2
Brush Control Options Part 1
KSU Soybean Production School Returns to NE Kansas
Corn Nitrogen Recommendations
Rental Agreements
Phosphorous Decisions
Fall Anhydrous Ammonia Applications
Soybean Cyst Nematode Testing
Soybean Maturity
Forage Stand Recovery
Effects of Late Season Usage on Cool Season Grasses
Fall Armyworms - Brome
Water Requirements
Foliar Fungicide Use in Soybeans
Corn Fungal Disease Scouting
Corn Foliar Fungicide Timing
Cold Weather Crown Stress in Corn
Soybean Emergence Issues - Disease Concerns
Soybean Inoculation
Soybean Seeding Rates
Multi-stemmed Brush Species - Roughleaf Dogwood
Multi-stemmed Brush Species - Buckbrush
Soybean Seed Treatment
Musk Thistle Season
Corn/Soybean Inputs:  Sugar
      University of Wisconsin Resource
      Ohio State Resource
      University of Nebraska
Cold Snap & Insect Life
Conducting a Prescribed Burn - Planning Process
Sulfur Management in Brome
Conducting a Prescribed Burn
Sulfur Research in Corn
Broomsedge Bluestem - Considerations for Control
Broomsedge Bluestem - Why it thrives
To Till or Not to Till

Soil Sampling Forage Stands

Considering Fall Weed Control Programs

Soybean Response to Nitrogen

Weed Seed Movement - A Wisconsin Case Study

      Link to Wisconsin Study
Managing Forages in the Early Fall

Late Season Soybean Insect Pressure

The Effects of Late Season Usage on Cool Season Grasses

Fungicide Applications to Corn

Soybean Defoliation

Row Crop Diseases & Fungicide Resistance

Managing Fungicides to Combat Resistance

Impact of Soybean Seedling Diseases

Broomsedge Bluestem

Grass Growth & Development

Soybean Inoculation

Missouri Nitrogen Studies

Soybean Residue - Worth More Than You Think

Surface Applied Lime Study

Advantages to Fall Weed Control

Plant Nutrient Analysis for Corn

Nitrogen Loss

Starter Fertilizer in Soybeans

Alternative Corn N Sources/Timing

Corn Planting Delays

Fertility Management of Cool Season Forages

Soybean Fertility Considerations
Starter Fertilizer for Corn

Nitrogen Loss in Wet Soils
Fall Forage Management