Tag Archives: Kansas Association of Wheat Growers

From the Field: Tour Shows Mixed Bag of Wheat Conditions

Freeze damage, drought damage and hail damage were par for the course during a quick tour through central, western and southern Kansas wheat fields April 15-16. Kansas Wheat Alliance’s Daryl Strouts and I expected to see freeze damage, after temperatures … Continue reading

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From the Field: Extent of Freeze Damage is Unknown

  It is too early to tell whether the 2013 Kansas wheat crop has been severely damaged by this week’s freezing temperatures. But the odds are that farmers from about I-70 south will see some harm, based on reports from … Continue reading

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From the Field: Freeze Wreaks Havoc on Kansas Wheat Crop

The photos shared here would be beautiful, if they weren’t a symbol of the impact Mother Nature has on the 2013 wheat crop.  When temperatures plummeted from weekend highs near 70 degrees throughout Kansas, to the teens on April 9, … Continue reading

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Kansas Wheat Conditions in Early Spring…

Across the state, the 2013 wheat crop is perking up and showing slight signs of improvement from the poor stands of past fall. In its April 1 Crop Progress Report, Kansas Agricultural Statistics rated the wheat crop at 2% excellent … Continue reading

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Growers Weigh in on Wheat Crop Conditions

During Kansas Assn. of Wheat Growers board meetings in Wichita last month, talk before the meeting centered around the condition of the 2012 wheat crop. The Kansas Ag Statistics Crop Condition Report yesterday confirmed the producers’ feelings: the crop is … Continue reading

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The Buzz

No land bubble this time, Texas A&M boosts wheat research and Mr. Stoskopf goes to Washington. Land prices. It seems like we’re talking about them each week here in The Buzz, and with good reason. Farmland values in Kansas are … Continue reading

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