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Water Quality Protection: Best Management Practices for Cropland

by Daniel L. Devlin


Chart describing best way to control pollutants when using Alachlor, Atrazine, phosphorus, & nitrogen in crop production.

Published Date: Aug 2000

Best Management Practices for Phosphorus

by Daniel L. Devlin Gary M. Pierzynski Kent A. McVay


When excess phosphorus enters lakes and streams, it enhances the growth of algae and other aquatic weeds. This results in eutrophication, which eventually chokes out other life, depletes oxygen.

Revision Date: Aug 2002

Soil, Water and Plant Relationships

by Danny H. Rogers


Knowing how plants use water and how soil and water interact can help producers on irrigated farm ground make better management decisions. This publication helps farmers make the most of limited irrigation resources. 8-page, color.

Revision Date: Dec 2014

Terrace Maintenance

by G. Morgan Powell Kent A. McVay


Information on how to maintain agricultural terraces with adequate capacity, ridge height and channel width to accomplish soil and water conservation. 8-page, 2-color.

Revision Date: Jul 2004

Environmental Regulation Guide for Rural Kansans

by Peter Tomlinson et al.


Laws and regulations, which may affect landowners, can be confusing. This guide is intended as an introduction to laws and regulations with which landowners may need to comply. It should help the reader identify basic regulatory concepts and find where to go for compliance information. Includes agency contact information. 8-page, b/w.

Revision Date: Jun 2017

Best Management Practices for Nitrogen

by Daniel L. Devlin David A. Whitney Ray E. Lamond


Use optimum nitrogen amounts, apply no more than necessary. Use the right source of nitrogen for situation. Apply nitrogen at the right time, either as one application or split applications.

Published Date: Apr 1996

Kansas Prescribed Burning – Rules and Regulations

by Roger A. McEowen Carol Baldwin


This publication allows persons engaged in prescribed burning activities to accurately assess the risks of prescribed burning, and provides attorneys with the necessary information to properly advise clients. 4 pages, color.

Published Date: Aug 2022

Decision Considerations for Expiring CRP Contracts

by Carol Blocksome Rodney D. Jones Kevin L. Herbel


Conservation Reserve Program landowners have options, including: keeping land under CRP contract, using land for crops, or using land for forage and/or livestock production. 4-page.

Published Date: Mar 2008

No-till Wheat Management

by Brian L. S. Olson Alan Schlegel James P. Shroyer


Fertility, planting, variety selection, weather, pest management, and grazing concerns are important to the success of no-till wheat. 4-page, color.

Published Date: Oct 2009

Satellite Data and Agronomic Decisions

by Ignacio A. Ciampitti et al.


This publication helps producers understand how to use satellite imagery to assist with on-farm agronomic decisions. 4 pages, color.

Published Date: Feb 2018

National Weather Service: Climate Outlooks Serving Agriculture

by Albert Sutherland Mary Knapp Gary McManus Amber Campbell


Climate Outlooks from the National Weather Service can be used to better understand weather trends. This publication explains how to use these outlooks to adjust crops or grazing to better adjust for general weather trends. 6 pages, color.

Published Date: Aug 2018

Diagnosing Nutrient Deficiencies in the Field

by Kent L. Martin David B. Mengel Dorivar A. Ruiz Diaz


Visual symptoms are an excellent diagnostic tool to determine nutrient limitations in crop fields. Look for specific symptoms indicative of particular nutrient limitations. 8 p.

Published Date: Aug 2011

What is the Difference between Weather and Climate?

by Peter Tomlinson Mary Knapp Albert Sutherland Amber Campbell


This publication explains the different measurements and meanings of weather and climate. 4-page, color.

Published Date: Mar 2015

Establishing On-Farm Demonstration and Research Plots

by John L. Havlin James P. Shroyer Daniel L. Devlin


Plots are designed to compare differences in tillage methods, herbicide treatments, varieties or hybrids, fertilizer source or rates, methods of chemical application, & other crop production inputs.

Published Date: Aug 1990

Soil Test Interpretations and Fertilizer Recommendations


The following tables, equations and accompanying information are the most recent soil test interpretations for major crops for the most commonly deficient plant nutrients in Kansas. 36 page, color.

Revision Date: Jan 2024

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