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Winter Wheat Breeding Increases Yield Potential

Winter Wheat Breeding Increases Yield Potential

December 18, 2018 Brookings, S.D. – It’s been a good year for winter wheat in South Dakota. “I’m very happy with the results this year,” said South Dakota State University Winter Wheat Breeder Sunish Sehgal. “We have several good experimental lines which showed up to 10 percent increase

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Wheat Stem Maggot Adults Observed in South Dakota Wheat

Wheat Stem Maggot Adults Observed in South Dakota Wheat

December 18, 2018 BROOKINGS, S.D. – The adult wheat stem maggots have been observed in winter wheat fields across South Dakota. However, experts from SDSU Extension, North Dakota and Nebraska say chemical management is not recommended. “Wheat stem maggot feeding, it is still considered a minor injury and chemical

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