Wheat's response to cold weather snaps
Post Rock Extension
December 22, 2022
How did the wheat handle the latest colder temperatures?
Kansas weather, you just have to love it or get really frustrated! At this time of year, there can be wide fluctuations of temperatures that can cause the wheat crop to go into dormancy without enough winterhardiness. So keep reading and I will share several factors that can help you determine the degree of potential injury to the wheat crop.
The moisture level is an important component when it comes to winter hardiness, according to Romulo Lollato, KSRE wheat and forage specialist. Topsoil moisture is important because dry soils...