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Phillips Rooks District

FEATURED TOPICS BY PROGRAM AREA

Our Extension Agents offer articles, radio programs, and videos on a variety of topics from the following program areas: 

4-H

National Wildlife Habitat Education Program Contest

Agronomy

Test for Nitrates in Drought Stressed Wheat Before Grazing or Haying

Dicamba and Paraquat Training Requirements

Shattercane Resistance to Imazamox (Populations Identified in Sorghum Fields in Northwest Kansas)

Updated Cover Crop Tool Now Available

Commercial Applicator Recertification Training Changes for 2020

Topdressing Wheat

Business Managment

ARC PLC Decision for 2023

Crops and Livestock Budgets

Just the Good Stuff

Customer Service...More Important Than Ever

Forages and Pasture

Test for Nitrates in Drought Stressed Wheat Before Grazing or Haying

Decision Tree for Cattle Stocking Rate Adjustments Available

Want More Forage? Kill Some Cedars

How Long Will the Hay Supply Last?

Harvesting Soybeans for Forage

Test to Prevent Nitrate and Prussic Acid Poisoning

Harvesting Drought Stressed Corn as Forage

Yellow Sweet Clover Poisoning

Relationship of Precipitation to Rangeland Forage Production

Prescribed/Controlled Burning

5 Methods of Tree Control Treatment: video presentation

Controlling Honeylocust Trees: video presentation

Basal Bark Treatment for Tree Control: video presentation

Girdling Treatment for Tree Control: video presentation

Cut Stump Treatment for Tree Control: video presentation

Herbicide Control of Honeylocust Trees Research Study: video presentation

Control Volunteer Trees

Pasture Rangeland and Forage Insurance

Forage Analysis

Feeding Silage to Goats

Control Woody Plants on Rangeland

Prevent Nitrate and Prussic Acid Poisoning

Maximizing Value of Harvested Forages

Alfalfa Weevils

Eastern redcedar

Musk Thistle Control in the Fall

Nitrates and Prussic Acid in Forages

Health and Safety

Protecting Your Home from Wildfire

ATV Safety

Managing Stress for People Working in Agriculture

Horticulture

Planting Trees in the Fall

Fertilize Cool-Season Lawns

Harvesting Winter Squash

Carpenter Bees

Tomato Plants Look Healthy but aren't Setting Fruit

Tree Health Following Drought

Increasing Effectiveness of Glyphosate in Home Lawn and/or Garden

Army Cutworm Moths

Butterfly Gardening

Pest Control on Fruit Trees

Water the Landscape

Establishing a Wildflower Area

Leaching Houseplants

Start Trees Off Right

Caring for Valentine's Day Roses

Making Valentine's Roses Last Longer

Design Your Landscape

Controlling Volunteer Trees

Watering in the Winter

Winterizing Strawberry Plants

Late Season Nitrogen Application in November for Lawn

Blister Beetles

Pine Tip Blight - Is it happening in a tree near you?

Repairing Ornamental Plants and Trees from Storm Damage

Fertilize Cool-Season Lawns in May

Red Plastic Mulch and Tomatoes

Champion Trees in Kansas

Garden Mums

Composting: What to Add?

Fertilize Strawberries

Leaf Spot on Lilacs

Squash Bugs in the Garden

Bagworms

Trees Slow to Leaf Out

Soil Sampling for Home Gardeners

Grassy Sandbur Control in Home Lawn

Help for Vegetable Gardeners

Planting Potatoes

Did the Extreme Cold Hurt This Year's Fruit Crop?

Fungus Gnats

Fruit Trees and Frost

Care of Fruit Gift Basket

Care of Christmas and Thanksgiving Cacti

Poinsettia Care

What to Do with Tree Leaves

Soldier Beetles

Water Landscape Plants Before Winter

Work Garden Soil in the Fall

Control Lawn Weeds in the Fall

Fertilizing Cool Season Grasses in the Fall

Lilac Problems

Brown Coloration on Junipers

Cutting Back Ornamental Grasses

Adding Organic Matter

Livestock and Pets

Technology in Beef Production Systems

Calf Revenue - Time to Start Thinking About Marketing Calves in the Fall

Test for Nitrates in Drought Stressed Wheat Before Grazing or Haying

Supplementation of Dried Distillers Grains to Yearling Heifers Grazing Native Range: A Potential Management Strategy during Drought

Cow Herd Mineral Supplementation

Backyard Poultry

Beef Cattle Management Considerations for April 2023

Calving Tips

Beef Cattle Management Considerations for February 2023

Feedyard Receiving Protocols

Beef Cattle Management Considerations for January 2023

Vitamin A Deficiency: May be a Concern in Spring Calving Beef Herds

Sampling Procedures for Silage Crops

Cow-Calf Checklist October 2022

Thoughts on Calf Revenue

Supplementation for Cattle During the Drought

Blue Green Algae Season

June 21 - Important Date for Chicken Egg Production

Baby Chicks

Price Risk Management for Cow-Calf Producers

Price Risk Management for Cow-Calf Producers: Part 2

Price Risk Management for Cow-Calf Producers: Part 3

Price Risk Management for Cow-Calf Producers: Part 4

Price Risk Management for Cow-Calf Producers: Part 5

Price Risk Management for Cow-Calf Producers: Part 6

Price Risk Management for Cow-Calf Producers: Part 7

Price Risk Management for Cow-Calf Producers: Part 8

Feeding Cattle Following Wildfire

Preparing Poultry for Winter

Nutritional Flushing of Sheep and Goats

Fall - Now is the Time to Improve Cow Body Condition

Chute Side Working Cattle

Weaning Calves

Poisoning of Livestock Animals

Managing Feed Costs This Fall

Harmful Algal Blooms

Deworming Small Ruminants

Clean Winer Feeding Sites to Reduce Stable Fly Populations

Cattle Mineral Supplement Selection Tips 

Cattle Pest Management

Heifer Development Program Considerations

Balanced Nutrition Helps Minimize Calving Difficulty

Water Requiremements of Beef Cattle

Forages and Cattle Supplementation