Wheat Management Resources

Soft red winter wheat, produced on about 500,000 acres in Kentucky is a critical rotation and cash flow crop: corn is followed by wheat, which is followed by doublecrop soybean.  This rotation dictates several breeding objectives, among them early maturity and Fusarium head blight (FHB) resistance.  With the advent of intensive management technology, Kentucky's farmers have become experts at producing high quality, high yield crops.  A strong wheat industry infrastructure in the form of theKentucky Small Grain Growers AssociationSiemer Milling, Inc., Hopkinsville Milling, Bremner Bakeries, and Wheat Tech wheat consultants along with the UK Wheat Science group makes Kentucky the place to grow wheat!

 

Publications

Crop Management

ID-125: A Comprehensive Guide to Wheat Management in Kentucky

Entire Document html :: pdf (4mb)

  1. Introduction :: pdf
  2. Growth and Development :: pdf
  3. Cultural Practices :: pdf
  4. Planting and Drill Calibration :: pdf
  5. Fertilizer Management :: pdf
  6. Weed Management :: pdf
  7. Disease Management :: pdf
  8. Insect Pests :: pdf
  9. Economics of the Intensively Managed Wheat Enterprise :: pdf
  10. Harvesting, Drying and Storing :: pdf
  11. Supplement pdf

Small Grains Production Research

Disease Management

Visit the UK Plant Pathology Publications Website
Kentucky Pest News
Field Crop Scouting Techniques

Insect Pests

General

Common Insects

Stored Grain Insects

Pesticide Labels (find the most recent pesticide labels)

Visit the UK Field Crops Insects Publications Website

Kentucky Pest News

Harvest, Storage & Handling

Grain Storage Website (UK Biosystems and Ag Engineering)
Calculators for Grain Harvest and Handling (BAE)

IPM in Kentucky Farm-Stored Grain

Stored Grain Insects

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