News tagged with winter wheat

SDSU cautions producers to watch for scab in wheat seed

Unusually wet conditions in many parts of South Dakota during the wheat growing season in 2011 have resulted in visible scab damage in at least half of the winter wheat samples tested thus far at South Dakota State University.

Aug 15, 2011
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Nitrogen guidelines for cereal forages

Cereal grains such as wheat and barley are viable alternative hay crops and can provide valuable grazing opportunities. Due to drought resistance, good yields and ability to break pest cycles of perennial crops, annual forages ...

Jun 24, 2011
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Benefits of planting winter canola examined

Winter canola might soon be the crop of choice for Pacific Northwest farmers, thanks to research by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists and their partners. The multitasking annual plant can be used to control ...

Oct 12, 2010
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Hard Winter Wheat Varieties Released

(PhysOrg.com) -- The first hard winter wheat varieties bred and developed for production in the eastern United States have been released by the Agricultural Research Service (ARS).

Oct 30, 2009
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Plug that energy drain

January makes you want to eat potatoes, drink wine and sleep forever. The days are dark and short, seasonal depression causes fatigue and the couch is often far more inviting than the frigid outdoors.

Jan 26, 2009
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