The hard freeze throughout Kansas in the early morning hours of April 15, could cause some damage to wheat, said Jim Shroyer, K-State Research and Extension crop production specialist. Wheat in the jointing stage is most at risk, he said.
With this growing problem of weed resistance spreading across the United States, it is important to take a comprehensive approach to fighting resistance and controlling weeds. Proper weed identification is fundamental to any effective weed control program.
Louisiana State University AgCenter weed scientists confirmed that farmers will now have to contend with another herbicide-resistant weed, Italian ryegrass.
Metribuzin injury in wheat (04/07/14)
Are those weeds worthy of treatment? (04/07/14)
Weekly National Grain Market Review (04/18/14)
South Carolina Grain Weekly Review (04/18/14)
Mississippi Daily Grain Report (04/18/14)
Interior Iowa Elevator Grain Prices (04/17/14)
Kentucky Daily Grain Elevators, Open Bids (04/17/14)
Montana Cash Grain Prices (04/17/14)
Grain Prices Illinois River Barge Points (04/17/14)
Kentucky Daily Barge Report (04/17/14)
World wheat trade up slightly (09/16/13)
Foreign wheat use to reach a record (08/15/13)
Record-high world wheat production projected (08/14/13)
Exports: Corn sales bounce (08/01/13)
U.S. corn planted acreage highest since 1936 (06/28/13)
Corn stocks down 12 percent from June 2012 (06/28/13)
Afternoon Comments 04/17
Strong wheat exports boosted those markets Thursday. The weekly USDA Export Sales report stated last week’s wheat figure above the forecast range, thereby suggesting recent price slippage has sparked renewed international interest. Talk of persistent dryness and freeze damage to Southern Plains wheat also seemed spur buying. May CBOT wheat futures settled 3.25 cents higher at $6.9125/bushel Thursday afternoon, while May KCBT wheat futures climbed 3.5 cents to $7.58, and May MWE futures surged 6.25 to $7.3275.