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Triticale an Alternative Crop to Wheat and Rye

Triticale had a humble beginning in 1875 when hybrids of wheat and rye were made. Triticale takes its name from Triticum and Secale (Latin names for wheat and rye). As a hybrid, this grain gets the best from each of its parents. It has the hardiness of rye and will self-pollinate like wheat. Today, it [...]

2020-04-29T18:21:40+00:00September 15th, 2013|Categories: Growing Cover Crops, Growing Triticale, Other Crops|Tags: |

Dairy Producers Impacted By Lack of Moisture

The dairy industry has grown rapidly across the High Plains region over the last decade.  “Dairy numbers and number of cows have likely peaked in Western Kansas due to the limited supply of water,” states Dwight Koops, Crop Quest President. “Due to water allocations and lower output wells, keeping up with forage demands has proven [...]

2020-05-04T19:18:41+00:00March 1st, 2013|Categories: Crop Growing Conditions, Growing Triticale|Tags: |