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The Misguided Anti-glyphosate and What Science and Farmers Say

The internet has been awash with varied opinions on the topic of “toxic wheat”. Farmers have categorically denied on online social media platforms of using glyphosate in some stages of pre-harvesting wheat. Although the denial and the fact that it ...

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Six Types of Wheat

The majority of people think that all flours are the same, almost always made from wheat or from gluten-free sources like rice.  In reality, there is a wide variety of grains that can be ground with a home mill for ...

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Wheat and barley production tips

Can anhydrous ammonia hurt soil? A number of critics have asserted that anhydrous ammonia will harden soil and “burn up” organic matter in soil. However, when researchers at Kansas State University measured the effects of four nitrogen fertilizers on various ...

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Tips for applying NH3 to wheat in dry conditions

As producers start thinking about anhydrous application for wheat this fall, extremely dry soils can be a concern, said Dave Mengel, K-State Research and Extension soil fertility specialist. The question often is, when the soil is dry, will it hold anhydrous ammonia ...

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