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ID-125
A Comprehensive Guide to Wheat Management in Kentucky
2/23/2016 (reprinted)

 UK Authors: Bill Bruening, J.D. Green, John
 Departments: Agricultural Economics, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering,
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags: farm crops, grain crops, small grains

The soft red winter wheat grown in Kentucky is the fourth most valuable cash crop in the state. Winter wheat has been an integral part of crop rotation for Kentucky farmers. Wheat is normally harvested in June in Kentucky and provides an important source of cash flow during the summer months.

1,500 printed copies | 72 pages | 36,662 words | 27 downloads | PDF: 6,500 kb



ID-234
Grain Sorghum (Milo) Production in Kentucky
2/8/2016 (new)

 UK Authors: Carl Bradley, Doug Johnson,
 Departments: Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, Entomology,
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags: farm crops, grain crops, small grains

Grain sorghum can be used for a variety of purposes including animal feed, unleavened breads, cakes, wallboard, starch, dextrose, brooms, ethanol, high quality wax, and alcoholic beverages. Grain sorghum produced in Kentucky is most commonly used for animal feed and was first grown here in the 1920s. Although acreage in Kentucky has fluctuated considerably over the years, yields have generally exceeded the national average since the 1970s, indicating that grain sorghum is an option for producers interested in diversifying grain crop operations.

web only | 8 pages | 5,390 words | 36 downloads | PDF: 1,800 kb



ID-198
Benefits and Costs Associated with the Wheat Storage Hedge
1/24/2012 (new)

 UK Authors: Doug Johnson, Sam McNeill, Co
 Departments: Agricultural Economics, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering,
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags: farm crops, grain crops, small grains

Each year producers must decide whether to store or sell their crop at harvest. Market prices are important in guiding producers on whether to store priced grain for future delivery (referred to as a storage hedge), store unpriced grain, or sell. Generally, producers know more about deciding to sell or store unpriced grain than using the storage hedge. This publication explains how a storage hedge works, when to use it, and risks and costs involved. (See glossary for definition of terms.)

100 printed copies | 4 pages | 2,549 words | 11 downloads | PDF: 300 kb



PPFS-AG-SG-3
Barley Yellow Dwarf
1/1/2011 (minor revision)

 UK Authors: Don Hershman, Doug Johnson
 Departments: Entomology, Plant Pathology
 Series: Small Grains Disease: Plant Pathology Factsheet (PPFS-AG-SG series)
 Tags: plant diseases

Barley yellow dwarf (BYD) is a virus disease that can cause serious yield loss when stunted and discolored plants are widely distributed in a field. Severe losses due to BYD occur state-wide about every five years or so, but individual fields are impacted to varying degrees each year. There are many diseases that can reduce wheat yields, but in the case of BYD, most of the disease management decisions (such as field selection, tillage practices, variety, and planting date) are made by the time the seed is actually sown in the fall.

web only | 5 pages | 1,959 words | 1 download | PDF: 602 kb



ID-159
Corn and Soybean Production Calendar
12/16/2009 (reprinted)

 UK Authors: Ric Bessin, J.D. Green, Jim Herbek
 Departments: Agricultural Economics, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering,
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags: corn, farm crops, grain crops,

The Corn and Soybean Production Calendar was developed to help producers prioritize and schedule work events in a timely fashion on the farm. Weather events and equipment breakdowns rarely follow an organized schedule. However, if other practices within the farming operation are prioritized, perhaps a producer can better address the emergencies that will occur.

2,000 printed copies | 12 pages | - | 24 downloads | PDF: 650 kb



ID-177
Comparing No-Till and Tilled Wheat in Kentucky
8/26/2009 (new)

 UK Authors: Dottie Call, Larry Grabau, John
 Departments: Entomology, Plant and Soil Sciences,
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags: farm crops, grain crops, small grains

Historically, wheat planting in Kentucky has involved tillage. With conventional tillage practices, most residues from the previous crop are cut and buried prior to seeding wheat. No-till wheat planting eliminates tillage and reduces soil erosion, particularly on sloping soils, as well as reducing labor, machinery, and energy costs.

1,000 printed copies | 10 pages | - | 9 downloads | PDF: 233 kb



ID-136
No-Till Small Grain Production in Kentucky
5/1/2000 (new)

 UK Authors: John Grove, Jim Herbek, Don Hers
 Departments: Agricultural Economics, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering,
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags: farm crops, grain crops, small grains

5,000 printed copies | 11 pages | - | 20 downloads | PDF: 467 kb



PR-402
1998 Agronomy Research Report
7/1/1998 (new)

 UK Authors: Richard Barnheisel, Mike Barrett,
 Departments: Animal and Food Sciences, Entomology, KTRDC
 Series: Progress Report (PR series)
 Tags:

1,500 printed copies | 56 pages | - | 4 downloads | PDF: 403 kb



ID-125A
Kentucky Winter Wheat Calendar
9/1/1997 (reprinted)

 UK Authors: Morris Bitzer, J.D. Green, John
 Departments: Agricultural Economics, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering,
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags: farm crops, grain crops, small grains

2,000 printed copies | 2 pages | - | 13 downloads | PDF: 117 kb