1415 – What Causes Yellow Wheat?…Warm-Season Vegetable Planting

  • Potential Causes of Yellow Wheat
  • Potential Causes of Yellow Wheat Part Two and Kansas Profile
  • Warm-Season Vegetable Planting


00:01:05 – Potential Causes of Yellow Wheat: We begin today’s show with information on the causes of yellow wheat. While drought conditions are leading to an unusually dry crop, K-State nutrient management specialist Dorivar Ruiz Diaz provides us with information on soil fertility concerns. In addition to soil conditions, K-State wheat pathologist Kelsey Anderson Onofre addresses potential viral diseases that can lead to these less than favorable outcomes.

KSU Agronomy eUpdate articles on the causes of yellow wheat

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00:12:10 – Pontential Causes of Yellow Wheat Part Two and Kansas Profile: We continue the conversation on the causes of yellow wheat with Dorivar and Kelsey, but are also joined by Ron Wilson with the Huck Boyd National Institute for Rural Development for a recent Kansas Profile. This week Ron highlights Salt Creek Farm, a direct-to-consumer business that now sells to consumers across the nation.

Link to undergraduate survey on Agriculture Today 

More from Kansas Profile


00:23:04 – Warm-Season Vegetable Planting: With cool-season vegetables already planted, K-State Research and Extension horticulture agent for Riley County, Gregg Eyestone, ends today’s show explaining that it’s time to start thinking about warm-season vegetable planting.


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Agriculture Today is a daily program featuring Kansas State University agricultural specialists and other experts examining ag issues facing Kansas and the nation. It is hosted by Samantha Bennett and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.


K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.


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