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Leave a check strip in fungicide applications

A plant pathologist is encouraging farmers to leave a check strip in fields receiving fungicide applications. Marty Chilvers is with Michigan State University. “If you don’t leave a check strip, you have no idea what that fungicide did for you,” he explains. “It doesn’t... Read More.

Testing drones with herbicide applications

The University of Missouri is testing how drones can be used for herbicide applications.  Trace Thompson, a second-year graduate research assistant, is studying the efficacy of herbicide applications from drones compared to field sprayers.    “What we really found out that the droplet sizes weren’t there for a lot of herbicides and... Read More.

KDOT’s Cost Share Program Applications Being Accepted

By the Kansas Department of Transportation KANSAS — The Kansas Department of Transportation is now accepting applications for the spring 2024 round of the agency’s Cost Share Program. Nearly $140 million has been given to Kansas communities since the... Read More.

KDA accepting applications for 2024 Specialty Crop Block Grant Program

The Kansas Department of Agriculture has opened the application period for the 2024 Specialty Crop Block Grant Program. KDA says the USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service will award funds to projects and organizations that enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops and make a positive impact... Read More.