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What Is The Cost Of Saving Your Own Wheat Seed?

Many producers plan on saving back some wheat for seed.  This is partially a cost saving decision.  But the question is whether it truly is cheaper to save your own seed vs buying certified seed. Starting with a good quality clean seed at planting is one of the most important things we do.  We very [...]

Plan Early For Winter Annual Weed Control In Alfalfa

Mid December through January is the ideal time to apply pre-emergent or dormancy herbicides for mustard control in alfalfa. Applications of DuPont™ Velpar® or Velpar® AlfaMax™ Herbicide will provide control of winter annual weeds like Tansy mustards and Shepardspurse. These products provide contact and residual control. Both Velpar® and Velpar® AlfaMax™ should only be applied [...]

2020-04-29T18:16:05+00:00December 15th, 2013|Categories: Controlling Crop Weeds, Growing Alfalfa|Tags: , , |

Roundup Ready Alfalfa Is A Must When Spring Planting

“It’s vital to use Roundup Ready Alfalfa when planting hay in the spring,” agrees Rob Benyshek, Crop Quest Western Region Vice President and Eric Konrade, Crop Quest Division Manager, Garden City, KS.  No other pre-emergent herbicides can be used on spring planted alfalfa, which is why it is important to utilize this Roundup Ready trait [...]

2020-04-29T18:26:56+00:00March 1st, 2013|Categories: Growing Alfalfa, Planting|Tags: , , , |