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Agriculture Today is a daily program hosted by Eric Atkinson and distributed to radio stations throughout the state. It features K-State agricultural specialists and other experts examining agricultural issues facing Kansas and the nation. Kansas State University has produced daily, ag-related broadcasts since KSAC radio first went on the air in 1924. Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu. K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the K ...
 
Welcome to the hub of the WeedSmart Podcast! Each fortnight we'll whip around the cropping regions focusing on weed control and issues which have cropped up (pun intended). Your hosts, Jessica Strauss and Peter Newman will be poking fun at themselves and each other. We look forward to giving you a snappy, informative update from the comfort of your tractor, ute, or wherever you may be on the road or farm. Producer: Jessica Strauss Hosts: Jessica Strauss and Peter Newman Intro music credit fo ...
 
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First of a two-part series on grain market volatility: Today’s focus – corn and sorghum Aphid infestations in winter wheat, especially bird cherry oat aphids Ag news Home-grown herb gardens 00:01:29 – Market Volatility, Part 1 – Corn and Sorghum: In the first of a two-part discussion, K-State grain market economist Dan O'Brien talks about the suppl…
 
• The weekly cattle market update • Beef Cattle Institute podcasts • Agricultural news, and a preview of the 2021 Spring Crops Field Day • Next month’s 4-H Campference… 00:01:30 – Cattle Market Update: The director of the Livestock Marketing Information Center, Katelyn McCullock, is featured on this week's cattle market segment: she talks about how…
 
• The weekly grain market update • K-State’s new sow farrowing house • Webinar series preview, and the “Kansas Wheat Scoop” • Kansas agricultural weather… 00:01:30 – Grain Market Update: K-State grain market economist Dan O'Brien remarks on another impressive week for the grain markets, triggered once more in large part by bullish fundamentals in t…
 
• Organizing a drought management plan for summer grazing • Developing a heritable trait index for bull fertility • Agricultural news, and the Kansas soybean update • Spring insect pests in the home landscape… 00:01:30 – Drought Management Plan: K-State range and pasture management specialist Walt Fick discusses putting together a drought managemen…
 
Mental health stresses for ag producers and rural Kansans: Coping, concerns and finding help Ag news Stop, Look and Listen: Kansas commentary 00:01:29 – Mental Health Stresses for Producers and Rural Kansans : In that May is National Mental Health Awareness Month, K-State behavioral health specialist Brad Dirks discusses the stresses on agricultura…
 
Causes, diagnoses and treatments for cattle lameness CRP changes Ag news Nesting habits and benefits of cliff swallows 00:01:29 – Causes, Diagnoses and Treatments for Cattle Lameness: K-State beef veterinarian A.J. Tarpoff advises producers with cattle heading to grass to know the kinds of lameness that can occur in the herd. How to differentiate t…
 
Cattle market update: High feed costs and stagnant fed-cattle market Managing spring cattle breeding season Cold damage to corn 4-H communication project 00:01:29 – Cattle Market Update: Livestock economist Derrell Peel of Oklahoma State University is featured on this week's cattle market segment: He talks about how the feeder cattle market is wres…
 
This week we visit with Brandon Lipps, former deputy undersecretary at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, about hunger and food insecurity. Brandon explains how sorghum, and other American-grown commodities, could be the answer to hunger in the U.S. and around the world. Listen in to learn more about government programs, how these programs feed ou…
 
Second of a two-part series on grain market volatility: Today’s focus – wheat and soybeans Assessing winter wheat damage from the recent cold snap Ag news Kansas ag weather 00:01:30 – Market Volatility, Part 2 – Wheat and Soybeans: In the second of his two-part analysis of the grain markets this week, K-State grain market economist Dan O'Brien focu…
 
Advantages & disadvantages of revocable trusts Reducing cattle fly breeding sites Ag news Stop, Look and Listen – Kansas commentary 00:01:29 – Revocable Trusts: Professor of agricultural law and taxation Roger McEowen of the Washburn University School of Law discusses the advantages and disadvantages of putting a farm or ranch estate into a revocab…
 
On this podcast we’re looking at good spraying practice with WA farmer Tim Critch and getting an explainer on Nufarm's new Group G herbicide, Terrad'or.Back in February and March of 2020 Tim had some summer rain and decided to look at the weeds not the temperature. If the weeds weren’t moisture stressed he kept spraying all day even when it was hot…
 
Managing Crop Nutrient Uptake, especially phosphorous and potassium Impacts of BVD on Cow-calf Herds Ag news Bluegill Management in Farm Ponds 00:01:30 – Managing Crop Nutrient Uptake: K-State crop nutrient specialist Dorivar Ruiz-Diaz talks about one aspect of crop fertility management that producers should account for, even though it sometimes go…
 
On this edition of Sorghum Smart Talk, we visit with Sorghum Checkoff International Market Development Director Florentino Lopez. He discusses commodity availability on a global scale and what these conditions could potentially mean for American sorghum farmers. To learn more about Florentino’s perspective on what marketing sorghum could look like …
 
Cattle Market Update Livestock Producers and Vet Availability Ag news 4-H Project-report Update 00:01:30 – Cattle Market Update: The director of the Livestock Marketing Information Center, Katelyn McCullock, provides this week's insight on the cattle markets: she recaps the USDA's latest cattle-on-feed report and what it says about feedlots remaini…
 
• The weekly grain market update • Herbicide performance in cold weather • Agricultural news, and the “Kansas Wheat Scoop” • Kansas agricultural weather… 00:01:30 – Grain Market Update: K-State grain market economist Dan O'Brien looks at the market fundamentals that drove grain prices still higher this past week, most notably the export demand for …
 
• Anaplasmosis and dairy herd production • Considerations before planting a silage crop this spring • Agricultural news, and the Kansas soybean update • Garden and landscape plants that likely survived, or succumbed to, the recent hard freeze… 00:01:30 – Anaplasmosis and Dairy Production: K-State veterinarians Hans Coetzee and Andrew Curtis discuss…
 
• K-State's latest foliar fungicide efficacy ratings for wheat disease management • Shattercane resistance confirmed in Kansas • The latest agricultural news • Gus van der Hoeven’s “Stop, Look and Listen…” 00:01:30 – Foliar Fungicide Efficacy Ratings: K-State wheat disease specialist Kelsey Andersen reports that K-State's latest foliar fungicide ef…
 
• K-State's latest Kansas Agricultural Land Value Trends book is now available • Biofuels production expansion in Kansas • Agricultural news, and the latest “Milk Lines” • Grassland snake activity following a prescribed pasture burn… 00:01:30 – Land Value Book Now Available: K-State agricultural economist Robin Reid announces that K-State's latest …
 
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