1278— Cleaning Equipment is Worth the Time…Controlling Volunteer Wheat to Control Pests

  • Fall Scouting and the Importance of Cleaning Equipment
  • Managing Wheat Pests
  • Protecting Trees from Sunscald


00:01:12 —Fall Scouting and the Importance of Cleaning Equipment : Sarah Lancaster, K-State weed science specialist, joins us to share information regarding fall scouting, cleaning equipment, and the latest season of the War Against Weeds Podcast.

War Against Weeds Podcast 

00:12:15 — Managing Wheat Pests: K-State field crop entomologist, Jeff Whitworth, advises against combining herbicides and pesticides when treating volunteer wheat and provides insight on how to best protect the upcoming planted wheat against anticipated pests this fall and winter.


00:23:07 — Protecting Trees from Sunscald:  The warm, sunny days we enjoy during winter can be harmful for young, thin-barked trees. K-State horticulturist Ward Upham discusses ways to protect those trees from sunscald.


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