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9/26/2016 12:00:00 AM
Wheat producers in South Dakota always strive to grow a premium product. Quality in wheat often depends on test weight and protein content. Protein premiums and penalties in wheat have increased interest among wheat growers in producing a product that meets or exceeds market standards. Read more on improving protein content in wheat from this Pest & Crop Newsletter article.

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9/21/2016 12:00:00 AM
Growers may be interested in wide-row wheat production due to reductions in equipment inventory (lack of grain drill) and to allow intercropping of soybean into wheat. With funding from the Ohio Small Grains Marketing Program and the Michigan Wheat Program, several wide-row wheat trials have been conducted. Read more on wide row production from this C.O.R.N. Newsletter article.

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9/19/2016 12:00:00 AM
Winter wheat planting is underway in South Dakota. After wheat emergence, it is important to scout for brown wheat mite and wheat curl mite populations. These mites are capable of reducing wheat yields through direct feeding, and wheat curl mite is also a vector of Wheat streak mosaic virus. Read more on managing these pests from this Pest & Crop Newsletter article.

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9/15/2016 12:00:00 AM
As wheat fall planting nears, growers should review wheat stripe rust biology and management in this MSU Extension article.

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9/12/2016 12:00:00 AM
What's wrong with planting a few weeks earlier than the best pest management planting date? There are several problems that can arise from planting too early. Read what they are from this Agronomy e-Update article.

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9/9/2016 12:00:00 AM
Winter wheat can be a profitable component of the farming system in North Dakota. Establishing a good stand of winter wheat in the fall is the first step in reducing the risk of crop losses due to winter injury and will be the basic foundation for a high yielding crop after green-up next spring. This Crop & Pest Report article provides suggestions recommended to aid in establishing a successful winter wheat crop.

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9/8/2016 12:00:00 AM
The 2016 Wisconsin winter wheat field season was reasonably successful with very high yields and low levels of Fusarium head blight throughout much of the state. The major disease concern this season was stripe rust. Because of the consistent occurrence of stripe rust over the last few seasons, it is reasonable to expect continued pressure from this disease in 2017. Read more on its management from this Crop Manager article.

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9/8/2016 12:00:00 AM
Profitable wheat production begins with timely planting and practices that help insure a uniform population of seedlings this fall. Read more on planting the 2017 wheat crop from this MSU Extension article.

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9/7/2016 12:00:00 AM
A little fertilizer at or near planting time can help jumpstart wheat toward a successful crop, but producers have to be careful to apply it correctly, said Dorivar Ruiz Diaz, associate professor of agronomy at Kansas State University. Read more on starter fertilizer applications from this news release.

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9/6/2016 12:00:00 AM
Among the questions that have had to be answered thus far this season as we get ready to plant wheat are included in this C.O.R.N. Newsletter article with responses.

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