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Crop Success in Kansas
Cheryl Anderson DTN Staff Reporter
Tue Nov 17, 2015 02:01 PM CST

SOLOMON, Kan. (DTN) -- Despite some challenges with weed control, Mark Pettijohn harvested some impressive yields on his central Kansas farm this fall.

Pettijohn farms about 3,250 acres, all non-irrigated, about 15 miles east of Salina in central Kansas. His crop mix includes soybeans, milo (grain sorghum), corn, wheat, sunflowers, feed cane (feed sorghum) and other cover crops.

The biggest challenge Pettijohn faced this year was weed control in soybeans, especially the full-season beans.

However, Pettijohn said rainfall during the growing season was 2 inches above average and led to the following favorable yields:

-- Full-season milo will average an ...

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