K-State entomologist J.P. Michaud reports on a likely new insect threat
to grain sorghum crops in Kansas: the sugarcane aphid, which ravaged
numerous sorghum fields in Texas last year, and is expected to migrate
to Kansas this year....he talks about identifying this pest, and the
complications in controlling it. See more
âTis the season â for creepy, crawly things that seemingly come from
nowhere. And one to watch for is the brown recluse spider.Â Video available
Wheat in the jointing stage becomes sensitive to freeze damage at 26 to27 degrees Fahrenheit. However, wheat prior to jointing is not likely to be affected by frost or freeze according to Jill Scheidt, agronomy specialist with University of Missouri Extension.
One hundred years ago, nearly half of Americans lived on farms, and most of the food bought and eaten was produced locally. For many foods, availability was dictated by the growing season. Today, only about one percent of Americans live on working farms, and food routinely travels many miles before it reaches our local markets.
Chief's reporter, Rachel Santschi, walks you through the Chief's action packed 2014 schedule.
Each of the Royals' affiliates fell in action on Thursday. Class A Lexington lost, 9-4, at Greenville, where Luke Farrell took the loss against his father's organization, and Bo Greenwell -- son of former Boston star Mike Greenwell -- went 4-for-5 with two homers and four RBIs for the Drive.
Rookie right-hander Yordano Ventura and the Royals will open a weekend series against Ubaldo Jimenez and the Orioles on Friday night at Camden Yards.