Category: Research

Improving Nitrogen Use Efficiency

Improving Nitrogen Use Efficiency

Nitrogen impacts every growth stage of the plant's lifecycle and each of the three yield components, but the key to improving nitrogen use efficiency is aligning peak demands with peak availability.

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Take Back Your Yield...From Flag to Finish

Take Back Your Yield...From Flag to Finish

THE FINISH LINE ISN'T WHERE YOU THINK IT IS.
Up to 4 bushels are LOST for each day grain fill is cut short.

Explore the below article and videos to learn how plant health fungicides + foliar nutrition EXTEND photosynthesis and GRAIN FILL.

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Now What?! Next Steps After Frost Damage

Now What?! Next Steps After Frost Damage

After a hard cold event, it is important to remember that you can still impact the 3 Yield Components - heads per acre, grains per head, and weight per grain. Here's what needs to be considered in order to encourage plant re-growth.

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Frost Damage?

Frost Damage?

These steps and videos will guide you through staging and dissecting wheat to evaluate frost damage in your crop. Hint: Visual leaf damage is not as correlated to the viability of the plant as you might think.

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How do you keep fall-applied nitrogen accessible at peak demand in April?

How do you keep fall-applied nitrogen accessible at peak demand in April?

“In theory, we can do top dressing in the spring, we can do stream applications, we can spoon feed that crop throughout the season, which is a very common practice...

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Maximizing Nitrogen Applications

Maximizing Nitrogen Applications

Nitrification inhibitors show value in dryland winter wheat production

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Nitrogen Stabilization Effectiveness

Nitrogen Stabilization Effectiveness

Stabilized nitrogen is one of the most effective tools to impact the yield building components of wheat - heads per acre, grains per head, and weight per grain.

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Limiting 'Falling Number' Risks

Limiting 'Falling Number' Risks

Alex McGregor has just completed a report on the progress being made by USDA/ARS and land grant researchers to tackle the complicated issue of the 'Falling Number' test for wheat.

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Wheat Yields: Raising the Bar

Wheat Yields: Raising the Bar

See McGregor's involvement in pushing the production envelope for the National Wheat Yield Contest

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2018 Research Field Tours

2018 Research Field Tours

Tours offered at the Research Station in Colfax, Hooper, plus a new field site in Ellensburg. You won’t want to miss out!!!

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