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ISSUE DATE: 06/08/2009

Controlling volunteer wheat key to crop sucess

It happens every spring.

A hailstorm wipes out a wheat crop just a few weeks short of harvest. Perhaps there's some shattering. Maybe even a late freeze.

It just always appears that something bad affects some part of a producer's wheat crop.

When it happens, expect the result to be a stand of volunteer wheat in summer and fall.

Even if a producer has a good stand of wheat now, it's not too early to plan for controlling volunteer. Recent problems with wheat streak mosaic, High Plains virus, and triticum mosaic virus offer a reminder of the importance of controlling volunteer wheat well before the next year's crop is planted.


NEWS

Ag hours of service exemption receives strong support
Berglund to receive NSA award
Bill updated Iowa Code for CAFOs
Circuit Court upholds denial of injunction in poultry waste case
Controlling volunteer wheat key to crop success
Correction
Energy from pig slurry helps fight climate change
Harkin, DeLauro call for nutritional information on menus, vending
Hurricane Ike still threatens ranchers
Hurricane season start good reminder to prepare for unexpected
IWCC team wins at Beef Culinary Competition
Labor Department suspends farm worker legislation
Lifting haze on post-fire land management
San Antonio to host International Farm & Ranch Show in October
Scientists unite in support of biodiesel
Strategies to rein in epidemics need to be retooled
Texas A&M instructor received Diversity Service Award
The future of a viable cattle industry in Iowa
Western Resources Legal Center takes on sage grouse case for PLC
What is a multilevel marketing plan?

CROPS

Group continues fight against jointed goatgrass
Growers should remember to apply pesticides properly
NASS to release census of agriculture data by watershed
No-till shows benefits when switching from grasses to corn
San Angelo rainwater harvesting workshop slated for July 18
Section 18 crisis emergency exemption allows sesame growers to use herbicide
Soybean Checkoff examines potential market access in Central, South America
Wheat harvesters skipping Okla., Texas

LIVESTOCK

All-American Limousin Futurity set for July 17
Annual Cowboy Youth Classic set for June 19, 20 in Laramie
ASA to hold Shorthorn University 2009 in Amarillo
Cattle and corn--a match made in Iowa
Cheating at county fair goes modern
Demand for Hereford semen continues to rise
Furnas County Livestock Association to host Beef Tour June 9
Horse deaths caused by botulism
K-State Beef Conference ste for Aug. 13 in Manhattan
Livestock premium tax exemption passes Oklahoma House
Meeting to address application of DNA technology in beef cattle
Milk price collapse not seen at checkout
Milk producers rally in Manchester
NALF seeks candidates for executive vice president
Nebraska cattle herd tests positive for bovine TB
New Zealand co-op may cut milk payments
North Dakota cattle flooding losses estimated at 80,000
OK Governor signs bill changing horse teeth floating law
Phosphorus leaching differs in dairy manures
Registration transfers help open markets, avoid genetic defects
Sheep field day set for July 13
Stockgrowers Association learns Rapid City to host USDA National Animal ID hearing session
TB herd discovered in Nebraska
UNL offers tips for managing cattle feeding during tough times

EDITOR

Wyobraska cattle sales report

COLUMNS

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MARKETS

Added moisture helps crops already planted
Apache livestock sales
Arkansas lviestock auction summary
Clovis livestock auction report
Clovis livestock auction report
Dodge City livestock sales
Dodge City livestock sales report
Dry weather helps producers finish up planting
Dunlap livestock auction report
Goldthwaite sheep sales report
Joplin regional livestock sales
McAlester auction report
Most soil moisture rated adequate to surplus
Pratt livestock sales report
Scattered showers help crop progress; more moisture needed
South Central direct sheep report
Springfield cattle sales
Springfield dairy cattle sales
St. Joseph feeder pigs
St. Onge livestock sales report
Superior Video Auction report
Tulia livestock auction report
Tulsa livestock auction report
Warm, dry weather in Oklahoma
Widespread rains across state
Woodward livestock sales report

RANGE

Conferences will explore CRP options June 17, 18
Group continues fight against jointed goatgrass
KGLC Range Schools are filling up quickly
Lands Protection Program sign-up extended

FAMILY

4-H members find their way to fitness
CSU Master Farm Homemakers seeks nominations
Homeowners should guard against pine wilt
Junior Master Gardeners keep blooming
Kincaid has a classic appeal
Lo, the Kansas Walnut
Master gardeners offer help
Meditation for 6-8-09
Smoke, depression linked
Steakhouse cuts of beef more affordable in stores
Tips for teens looking for summer employment
Water Quality/Locust Tree Control Field Day, June 11
Weather likely cause of many cedar deaths
Xeriscaping in the garden

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