Month: December 2014

Wheat Varieties for Kansas and the Great Plains

Wheat Varieties

Wheat Varieties for Kansas and the Great Plains has been the annual bible on wheat varieties since 1987. You’ll find objective ratings and yield results on all the current wheat varieties for Kansas, Oklahoma, the Texas Panhandle, southern Nebraska, and eastern Colorado. Our ratings reflect the combined judgments of not just one expert, but of the top public and private wheat breeders, agronomists, and plant pathologists from Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Nebraska, and Colorado. In each book, you’ll get:

•Full-sized maps showing where each variety is best adapted

•Charts comparing varieties for many traits, including:

   •Yield record
•Stripe rust
•Leaf rust
•Wheat streak mosaic
•Hessian fly
•Head scab
•Straw strength
•Early spring greenup
•Maturity and height
•Drought tolerance
•Grazing potential
•Milling and baking quality
•And much more!

•Strengths and weaknesses of each variety

•Covers Kansas, Oklahoma, southern Nebraska, eastern Colorado, and Texas Panhandle

The Wheat Farmer/Row Crop Farmer


The Wheat Farmer/Row Crop Farmer


The Wheat Farmer/Row Crop Farmer newsletter is a monthly publication covering crop production information in Kansas, northern Oklahoma, and the Central Plains. Reader questions are answered. The Wheat Farmer/Row Crop Farmer gives you unbiased information, including:

•Complete variety yield test results on wheat, grain sorghum, corn, soybeans, alfalfa, sunflowers, and forage sorghum
•Fertilizer rates and placement research
•Herbicide and insecticide research updates
•Field reports on crop conditions, diseases, and insects
•Grazing trials
•Crop rotations
•Farmer interviews from Kansas and the Central Plains

“Kansas Farm and Estate Law” is an 8-page section that appears in every issue of the newsletter. It is authored by Roger McEowen, Iowa State University agricultural law specialist and formerly Kansas State University agricultural law specialist. This section covers recent developments in agricultural law, estates, and farm income taxes. Reader questions are answered.