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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 broad…

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    1219 – FSA's Marketing Assistance Loans Program … How to Control Carpenter Bees

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 28:01

    FSA's Marketing Assistance Loans Program How to Control Carpenter Bees Finding answers for Your Beef Questions   00:01:00 – FSA's Marketing Assistance Loans Program: Carla Wikoff, the Chief Agricultural Programs Specialist from the Farm Service Agency, discusses the Marketing Assistance Loans program as well as a few CRP updates for those involved and those looking to get involved   00:12:00 – How to Control Carpenter Bees: K-State field crop entomologist Jeff Whitworth provides information on identifying and deterring carpenter bees   00:23:00 – Finding answers for Your Beef Questions: Learn more about a new weekly segment on Agriculture Today called the Beef Cattle Institute's Ask the Experts     Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu. Agriculture Today is a daily program featuring Kansas State University agricultural specialists and other experts examining ag issues facing Kansas and the nation. It is hosted by Samantha Bennett and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.   K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.

    1218 - Herbicide Applications and High Temps... Farmer Survey Invitation

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 27:56

      Herbicide Applications and High Temperatures Farmer Perceptions of On-Farm Research Survey Invitation Milk Lines   00:01:11—Herbicide Applications and High Temperatures — K-State weed science specialist, Sarah Lancaster, discusses what producers need to know about herbicide application when experiencing high temperatures   Sarah's Agronomy eUpdate Article KSU Weed Field Day Information   00:12:06—Farmer Perceptions of On-Farm Research Survey Invitation — Carlos Pires, K-State PhD Candidate in the Department of Agronomy, invites producers to participate in his short online survey exploring farmers' perceptions of on-farm research   Carlos' Agronomy eUpdate Article KSU Soil Microbes Website   00:23:07—Milk Lines — On this week's Milk Lines, K-State dairy specialist Mike Brouk encourages listeners to celebrate National Ice Cream Month and Day coming up in July   Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu. Agriculture Today is a daily program featuring Kansas State University agricultural specialists and other experts examining ag issues facing Kansas and the nation. It is hosted by Eric Atkinson and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.   K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.

    1217 – Potential Impact of the Latest Cold Storage Report … An Entrepreneurial Spirit from 4-H and K-State

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 27:55

    00:01:00 – Potential Impact of the Latest Cold Storage Report: Director of the Livestock Marketing Information Center (LMIC), Katelyn McCullock, provides this week's cattle market update where she breaks down what the latest cold storage report means in terms of potential for lower prices or greater export numbers   00:12:00 – An Entrepreneurial Spirit from 4-H and K-State: Recent K-State graduate Renata Goossen of Renata's Garden and Plant Bus joins us to discuss the important roles that her experiences in 4-H and her time spent at K-State have played in fostering her entrepreneurial spirit and growing her own business   00:23:00 – Ponds May Require Attention Following Storms: On this week's wildlife management segment, K-State fisheries and aquatics Extension specialist Joe Gerkern helps listeners better understand how to take care of their ponds after experiencing storms Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu. Agriculture Today is a daily program featuring Kansas State University agricultural specialists and other experts examining ag issues facing Kansas and the nation. It is hosted by Samantha Bennett and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.   K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.

    1216 – Grain Marketing Strategies for Current Conditions … Findings from Decades of Rangeland Research

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2022 28:01

    Grain Marketing Strategies for Current Conditions Findings from Decades of Rangeland Research Kansas Agricultural Weather   00:01:00 – Grain Marketing Strategies for Current Conditions: K-State grain market economist Dan O'Brien covers the relationship between the grain futures markets as well as some insight for producers on whether-or-not to sell or stay put in these current market conditions 00:12:00 – Findings from Decades of Rangeland Research: K-State range scientist Keith Harmoney discusses the relationship between precipitation and rangeland forage production KSU Beef Tips Article 2013 Report Keith Harmoney's email address: kharmone@ksu.edu 00:23:00 – Kansas Agricultural Weather: K-State meteorologist Chip Redmond reports on Kansas agricultural weather   Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu. Agriculture Today is a daily program featuring Kansas State University agricultural specialists and other experts examining ag issues facing Kansas and the nation. It is hosted by Samantha Bennett and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.   K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.

    1215 – A Tickborne Disease Can Cause Bovine Infectious Anemia … A 2022 Kansas Wheat Harvest Update

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 27:58

    A Tickborne Disease Can Cause Bovine Infectious Anemia A 2022 Kansas Wheat Harvest Update Keeping Raccoons Away from Sweet Corn   00:01:00 – A Tickborne Disease Can Cause Bovine Infectious Anemia: K-State veterinarian Gregg Hanzlicek discusses Theileria, an emerging bovine blood-borne disease transmitted through a species of tick that's new to our region   00:12:00 – A 2022 Kansas Wheat Harvest Update: Two K-State county agents, James Coover and Justin Goodno, provide this week's 2022 wheat harvest update and insight into what they have seen in their own counties so far this harvest season   00:23:00 – Keeping Raccoons Away from Sweet Corn: On the second horticulture segment of the week, K-State horticulturist Word Upham covers raccoons in sweet corn and how to prevent them from wiping out an entire crop in the home garden this season     Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu. Agriculture Today is a daily program featuring Kansas State University agricultural specialists and other experts examining ag issues facing Kansas and the nation. It is hosted by Samantha Bennett and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.   K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.

    1214 – Property tacking and Property Easements … Why Trees May Have Been Uprooted in Recent Storms

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 28:00

    Property Tacking and Property Easements Why Trees May Have Been Uprooted How-To Tips for Harvesting Onions   00:01:00 – Property Tacking and Property Easements: K-State and Washburn University School of Law's Roger McEowen covers two ag law cases recently brought before the Kansas Court of Appeals. The first is a case of property tacking and the second deals with property easement and advice on reading the fine print of those conditions for your own property   00:12:00 – Why Trees May Have Been Uprooted: In light of recent storm activity across Kansas, Ryan Rastok, forest health coordinator with the Kansas Forest Service, discusses why trees may have been uprooted and how trees can be better protected from sustaining storm-damage.   00:23:00 – How-To Tips for Harvesting Onions: In the first of two horticulture segments this week, K-State horticulturalist Ward Upham discusses the steps involved in harvesting onions     Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu. Agriculture Today is a daily program featuring Kansas State University agricultural specialists and other experts examining ag issues facing Kansas and the nation. It is hosted by Samantha Bennett and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.   K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.

    1213—Kansas Heat Bursts… When The Dairy Loses Power

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 27:55

    Kansas Heat Bursts Labor Shortage Crisis Milk Lines   00:01:05—Kansas Heat Bursts — K-State meteorologist Chip Redmond covers more in-depth the recent heat bursts experienced across parts of Kansas, as well as the Animal Comfort Index tool made readily available through the Kansas Mesonet   00:12:06—Labor Shortage Crisis — Justin Waggoner, K-State beef cattle specialist, discusses the labor shortage crisis covered in his latest Management Minute on the KSU Animal Science Beef Tips newsletter   00:23:09—Milk Lines — On this week's Milk Lines Mike Brouk, K-State dairy specialist, talks about the K-State dairy's recent experience losing power due to severe weather and the importance of having readily available power sources on the dairy farm           Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu. Agriculture Today is a daily program featuring Kansas State University agricultural specialists and other experts examining ag issues facing Kansas and the nation. It is hosted by Eric Atkinson and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.   K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.

    1212 – Why is Consumer Demand for Beef Decreasing … Managing Potato Leaf Hoppers in Alfalfa

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 20, 2022 28:20

    Why is Consumer Demand for Beef Decreasing Managing Potato Leaf Hoppers in Alfalfa Bats – and What to Do if You Have Them   00:01:00 – Why is Consumer Demand for Beef Decreasing: K-State livestock economist Glynn Tonsor provides information on the economic impact of the extreme temperatures we have been experiencing and why consumer demand is decreasing   00:12:00 – Managing Potato Leaf Hoppers in Alfalfa: Jeff Whitworth, K-State field crop entomologist, discusses what producers need to know about managing potato leaf hoppers in their alfalfa and his expert opinion on insecticide seed treatments in relation to soybeans 00:23:00 – Bats – and What to Do if You Have Them: On this week's wildlife segment Drew Ricketts, K-State wildlife extension specialist, talks all about bats and what listeners should know if they find them in their homes K-State Extension Wildlife Page Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks - Bats in Houses Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks - Nuisance Wildlife Damage Control Bat Conservation International Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu. Agriculture Today is a daily program featuring Kansas State University agricultural specialists and other experts examining ag issues facing Kansas and the nation. It is hosted by Samantha Bennett and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.   K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.  

    1211 – The Stability in Grain Sorghum Exports … Early Indications from the 2022 Wheat Harvest

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2022 28:07

    The Stability in Grain Sorghum Exports Early Indications from the 2022 Wheat Harvest Kansas Agricultural Weather   00:01:00 – The Stability in Grain Sorghum Exports: K-State grain market economist Dan O'Brien provides insight on the current state of cash markets and the stability that we have seen in grain sorghum exports   00:12:00 – Early Indications from the 2022 Wheat Harvest: The Kansas Wheat Commission's Vice President of Communications, Marsha Boswell, reports on the 2022 wheat harvest report for the first week -Boswell shares what counties were the first on their combines, data regarding yield and quality, and predictions on how the rest of the season will play out   00:23:00 – Kansas Agricultural Weather: K-State meteorologist Chip Redmond reports on Kansas agricultural weather, including the recent severe weather and record-setting temperatures across the state this week   Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu. Agriculture Today is a daily program featuring Kansas State University agricultural specialists and other experts examining ag issues facing Kansas and the nation. It is hosted by Samantha Bennett and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.   K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.

    1210—Blue-Green Algae Blooms…New Product for Reducing Ammonia Gas Emissions

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 27:59

    Addressing Blue-Green Algae Bloom Concerns New Product for Reducing Ammonia Gas Emissions Organic Material to Amend Soil   00:01:06—Addressing Blue-Green Algae Bloom Concerns— K-State beef extension veterinarian, AJ Tarpoff, provides cattle producers with resources and management practices to help mitigate the risks associated with blue-green algae blooms KDHE Harmful Algal Bloom Map   00:12:04—New Product for Reducing Ammonia Gas Emissions— Phillip Lancaster, K-State beef cattle nutritionist, discusses a new product on the market that is labeled specifically for reducing ammonia gas emissions in feedlots – he goes over the product's label and where he believes the future of this product lies   00:23:07—Organic Material to Amend Soil -- K-State Research and Extension horticulture agent for Johnson County, Dennis Patton, concludes his look at composting – the use of organic material to amend soil. In Kansas, it's used to improve clay soils. Today, he focuses on the amount of “greens” and “browns” needed to make a good compost pile   Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu. Agriculture Today is a daily program featuring Kansas State University agricultural specialists and other experts examining ag issues facing Kansas and the nation. It is hosted by Eric Atkinson and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.   K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.  

    1209 – ”Virtual” Fence Lines for Managing Cattle … An Update on Crop Disaster Assistance

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2022 28:01

    ”Virtual” Fence Lines for Managing Cattle An Update on Crop Disaster Assistance Creating “Black Gold” for the Garden   00:01:00 – ”Virtual” Fence Lines for Managing Cattle: K-State associate professor and researcher in the Division of Biology, Alice Boyle gives insight on her and Walter Dobbs' latest research study looking at utilizing “virtual” fence lines as a way to both manage cattle and potentially conserve the tallgrass prairie   00:12:00 – An Update on Crop Disaster Assistance: Todd Barrows, Chief Farm Program Specialist with the Kansas Farm Service Agency, covers what producers need to know about the crop disaster assistance program – an emergency relief program to help with production losses suffered during the 2020 and 2021 calendar year   00:23:00 – Creating “Black Gold” for the Garden: In the first of two horticulture segments this week, K-State Research and Extension horticulture agent for Johnson County, Dennis Patton, discusses what goes into building a good pile   Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu. Agriculture Today is a daily program featuring Kansas State University agricultural specialists and other experts examining ag issues facing Kansas and the nation. It is hosted by Samantha Bennett and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.   K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.  

    1208—WASDE Report Analysis…Sustaining Milk Flow Off The Farm

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2022 27:59

      WASDE Report Analysis and Macro Economic Insight Milk Lines   00:01:11—WASDE Report Analysis (Part One)—Senior economist with the International Grains Program at K-State, Guy Allen, gives producers an in-depth look at the commodities market on a global scale by analyzing the latest WASDE report – he specifically gives valuable details on the current world wheat market and what that means for us here in the United States   00:12:16—Macro Economic Insight (Part Two)—International Grains Program's senior economist Guy Allen continues provides world economic insight by providing additional information on the strengthening of the U.S. dollar and the volatility of the current global freight market Ag Manager Website Guy's Twitter DTN IGP Website   00:23:04—Milk Lines -- On this week's edition of Milk Lines, K-State dairy specialist Mike Brouk discusses the importance of sustaining milk flow off the dairy farm this summer and management strategies to do exactly that     Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu. Agriculture Today is a daily program featuring Kansas State University agricultural specialists and other experts examining ag issues facing Kansas and the nation. It is hosted by Eric Atkinson and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.   K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.      

    1207 – U.S. Beef Export Numbers and Current Beef Demand … Keeping Cattle Feeding Areas Clean

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2022 27:59

    U.S. Beef Export Numbers and Current Beef Demand Keeping Cattle Feeding Areas Clean Benefits of Turtles Around Farm Ponds 00:01:00 – U.S. Beef Export Numbers and Current Beef Demand: Livestock economist Lee Schulz of Iowa State University provides this week's commentary on the cattle market; he discusses the latest U.S. beef export numbers and what they mean to cattle price trends as well as the latest data from the consumer price index and how it relates to current beef demand 00:12:00 – Keeping Cattle Feeding Areas Clean: K-State livestock specialist Joel DeRouchey offers tips on cleaning cattle feeding areas after experiencing rainy conditions as well as the importance of prioritizing those areas to help lower fly numbers 00:23:00 – Benefits of Turtles Around Farm Ponds: On this week's wildlife management segment, K-State fisheries and aquatics Extension specialist Joe Gerkin discusses the positive aspects of having turtles around farm ponds as well as species of turtles to be aware of Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu. Agriculture Today is a daily program featuring Kansas State University agricultural specialists and other experts examining ag issues facing Kansas and the nation. It is hosted by Samantha Bennett and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.   K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.

    1206 – Eric Atkinson Caps 39 Year Career as Host of Agriculture Today … Samantha Bennett Takes Over As Host of Agriculture Today

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 10, 2022 28:02

    Samantha Bennett Discusses Her Role as the New Host of Agriculture Today The Driving Forces Behind the Success of Agriculture Today Eric Atkinson offers some Final Thoughts as the Host of Agriculture Today 00:01:00 – Samantha Bennett Discusses Her Role as the New Host of Agriculture Today: Samantha Bennett shares her aspirations for the Agriculture Today program as both a radio broadcast and a podcast in the years ahead, continuing the mission of K-State's service to agriculture 00:12:00 – The Driving Forces Behind the Success of Agriculture Today: Eric Atkinson reflects on the nearly century-long history of agricultural radio programming, the drivers behind its success, and the rich experience it's been in getting information out to agricultural producers and others in the industry   00:23:00 – Final Thoughts from the Host of Agriculture Today: Eric Atkinson offers some final thoughts as he caps a nearly 40 year career as the host of Agriculture Today     Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu. Agriculture Today is a daily program featuring Kansas State University agricultural specialists and other experts examining ag issues facing Kansas and the nation. It is hosted by Eric Atkinson and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.   K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.

    1205— USDA Grain Supply and Demand Report Preview…Weed Control Insight for Wheat

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2022 28:06

    Weekly Grain Market Trends Pre- and Post-Harvest Weed Control in Wheat Kansas Agricultural Weather   00:01:05— Weekly Grain Market Trends--K-State grain market economist Dan O'Brien provides his weekly insight on the grain market trends:  he looks ahead to the USDA's next monthly grain supply-and-demand report, which will be released tomorrow…and he comments on the forecast for hot mid-summer temperatures in the Corn Belt at pollination time, which is giving a lift to corn prices   00:12:11— Pre- and Post-Harvest Weed Control in Wheat--K-State weed management specialist Sarah Lancaster talks pre-and post-harvest weed control in wheat:  she goes over the limited herbicide options that can be used as a harvest aid against weed growth ahead of cutting…and she talks about the efficacy of numerous herbicide options for controlling weed growth in wheat stubble following harvest     00:23:08— Kansas Agricultural Weather--K-State meteorologist Chip Redmond reports on Kansas agricultural weather           Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu. Agriculture Today is a daily program featuring Kansas State University agricultural specialists and other experts examining ag issues facing Kansas and the nation. It is hosted by Eric Atkinson and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.   K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.

    1204 – Two Agricultural Case Rulings from the Kansas Court of Appeals … A Look Back at the Long-Running Radio Series, Stop, Look and Listen

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 8, 2022 28:02

    Two Agricultural Case Rulings from the Kansas Court of Appeals A Look Back at the Long-Running Radio Series, Stop, Look and Listen The Final Stop, Look and Listen Episode   00:01:00 – Two Agricultural Case Rulings from the Kansas Court of Appeals: Agricultural law and tax professor Roger McEowen of the Washburn University School of Law discusses a pair of rulings recently rendered by the Kansas Court of Appeals:  the first involves a dispute among family members over the instillation of a new irrigation system and whether it constitutes a land improvement when it came to divvying up the farm property...the second regarding a declared violation of show animal fitting rules that led the Kansas State Fair to strip the market lamb championship from a youth exhibitor   00:12:00 – A Look Back at the Long-Running Radio Series, Stop, Look and Listen: A visit with retired K-State landscape and environmental horticulturist Gus van der Hoeven about his radio series on life in rural Kansas, "Stop, Look and Listen", which concludes its 45-year run today:  its origins and its mission to foster a greater appreciation of the sights and sounds of this state   00:23:00 – Stop, Look and Listen: K-State's Gus van Der Hoeven provides his final commentary on life in rural Kansas.   Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu. Agriculture Today is a daily program featuring Kansas State University agricultural specialists and other experts examining ag issues facing Kansas and the nation. It is hosted by Eric Atkinson and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.   K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.

    1203—Considerations on Summer Annual Forage Risk… Dairy Drought Considerations

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2022 28:06

    Summer Forage Risk Management Milk Lines   00:01:12—Summer Forage Risk Management (Part One)-- Risk management economist Jenny Ifft and forage agronomist John Holman of K-State team up to talk about summer annual forage production and managing the risk associated with raising those forage crops:  they discuss the agronomic factors at work in planting and growing forage this year, and which of those most greatly impact yield risk   00:12:06—Summer Forage Risk Management (Part Two)—K-State's Jenny Ifft and John Holman continue their discussion of risk management for summer annual forage crops… on this segment they go over the basics of the USDA'S Annual Forage Insurance program and how producers can use that coverage to mitigate that risk     00:23:06—Milk Lines -- On this week's edition of Milk Lines, K-State dairy specialist Mike Brouk talks about making contingency plans in the advent of forage and wheat straw shortages coming out of this summer growing season         Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu. Agriculture Today is a daily program featuring Kansas State University agricultural specialists and other experts examining ag issues facing Kansas and the nation. It is hosted by Eric Atkinson and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.   K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.

    1202 – Market Implications of Drought in the West and Southern Plains … Preventing Summer Pneumonia in Beef Calves

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 6, 2022 28:01

    Market Implications of Drought in the West and Southern Plains Preventing Summer Pneumonia in Beef Calves Are Black Vultures a Threat to Young Livestock? 00:01:00 – Market Implications of Drought in the West and Southern Plains: Livestock economist Derrell Peel of Oklahoma State University is featured on this week's cattle market segment:  he comments on cash fed cattle prices and live cattle futures moving in opposite directions this past week, and he shares his latest observations on the market implications on the persistent drought in the west and in the southern plains  00:12:00 – Preventing Summer Pneumonia in Beef Calves: In his monthly segment on bovine health management, K-State veterinarian Gregg Hanzlicek discusses summer pneumonia in beef calves out on summer grass…what causes it, what health problems it inflicts, which calves are more at risk, and what measures producers can take to prevent this form of respiratory disease from becoming a problem  00:23:00 – Are Black Vultures a Threat to Young Livestock?: On this week's wildlife management segment, K-State wildlife specialist Drew Ricketts talks about black vultures showing up in parts of Kansas, and the degree to which they might threaten young livestock    Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu. Agriculture Today is a daily program featuring Kansas State University agricultural specialists and other experts examining ag issues facing Kansas and the nation. It is hosted by Eric Atkinson and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.   K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.

    1201 – Pre-Harvest Direction of the Wheat Market … Maximizing Grain Sorghum Planting Success

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 3, 2022 28:01

    Pre-Harvest Direction of the Wheat Market Maximizing Grain Sorghum Planting Success Kansas Agricultural Weather   00:01:00 – Pre-Harvest Direction of the Wheat Market: K-State grain market economist Dan O'Brien talks about the pre-harvest direction that the wheat market seems to be taking, and why selling right off the combine might not be the preferred option...and he comments on the corn market benefiting on increasing ethanol use and on more good export news for soybeans, during his weekly segment on the grain market trends   00:12:00 – Maximizing Grain Sorghum Planting Success: K-State cropping systems specialist Ignacio Ciampitti and researcher Ana Carcedo discuss the variables of grain sorghum planting, and things producers can focus on to maximize their planting success:  seeding rate and plant population targets to match field yield potential, row spacing, and aligning planting date with hybrid maturity   00:23:00 – Kansas Agricultural Weather: K-State meteorologist Chip Redmond reports on Kansas agricultural weather     Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu. Agriculture Today is a daily program featuring Kansas State University agricultural specialists and other experts examining ag issues facing Kansas and the nation. It is hosted by Eric Atkinson and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.   K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.

    1200—The Feedstuff Quality Side of Summer Forage Production…Cattle Forage Economics

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2022 28:05

    Summer Forage Considerations Forage Production Economics Flooded Lawns and Gardens   00:01:06—Summer Forage Considerations--K-State beef cattle nutritionist Dale Blasi offers considerations on summer annual forage selection and management, as it's planting time for forage hay and silage crops...he compares the nutritive value of the various forage types, and talks about how they can best be utilized as either a harvested or a grazed feedstuff in the fall and winter   00:12:08—Forage Production Economics--K-State beef systems specialist Jaymelynn Farney talks with University of Missouri agriculture business specialist Wesley Tucker about forage production economics for cattle operations, and some of the key things for producers to think about this year in as far as the costs to returns of producing or purchasing forage...they addressed this topic in the most recent Dr. J's Beef podcast     00:23:07—Flooded Lawns and Gardens--On this week's horticulture segment, K-State horticulturist Ward Upham discusses the ability of vegetable gardens, lawns and landscape trees to recover from the excessive rainfall and localized flooding across parts of Kansas over the past several days       Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu. Agriculture Today is a daily program featuring Kansas State University agricultural specialists and other experts examining ag issues facing Kansas and the nation. It is hosted by Eric Atkinson and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.   K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.

    1199 – Summer Heat Abatement for Cattle … Specifics of USDA's Guaranteed Loan Program

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 1, 2022 28:03

    Summer Heat Abatement for Cattle Specifics of USDA's Guaranteed Loan Program Stop, Look and Listen   00:01:00 – Summer Heat Abatement for Cattle: K-State beef veterinarian A.J. Tarpoff discusses various approaches to heat abatement for cattle in the summer: he offers ideas on feeding management to lighten the heat stress, which includes being selective about what feedstuffs are fed and at what time of day...and he talks about providing adequate access to water and shade to cattle either in confinement or on grass   00:12:00 – Specifics of USDA's Guaranteed Loan Program: On the latest Farm Service Agency update, Kansas FSA farm loan chief Josh Ridder goes over the particulars of the USDA's guaranteed loan program:  who can qualify, the terms and other stipulations of those loans, and how producers can go about applying for them   00:23:00 – Stop, Look and Listen: K-State's Gus van Der Hoeven provides his commentary on life in rural Kansas   Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu. Agriculture Today is a daily program featuring Kansas State University agricultural specialists and other experts examining ag issues facing Kansas and the nation. It is hosted by Eric Atkinson and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.   K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.

    1198—Drought Impacts and the Cattle Markets…Properly Stocking Farm Ponds

    Play Episode Listen Later May 31, 2022 28:05

    Cattle Market Overview Stocking Farm Ponds Rising Milk Prices   00:01:10—Cattle Market Overview--The director of the Livestock Marketing Information Center, Katelyn McCullock, provides this week's cattle market commentary:  she discusses the recent retreat in cash fed cattle prices, which she expects to continue into the summer...and she lends her observations on the drought which continues to besiege large parts of the west and the southern plains, and the long-term implications for the cattle inventory       00:12:09—Stocking Farm Ponds--On this week's wildlife management segment, K-State fisheries and aquatic specialist Joe Gerken takes a detailed look at strategies for stocking fish in a farm pond:  how different species should be introduced into the pond in a biological stair-step fashion, starting with the prey fish and then the larger "catching" fish like bass and catfish...he also talks about harvesting pond fish the right way to preserve the population       00:23:06—Rising Milk Prices--On this week's edition of Milk Lines, K-State dairy specialist Mike Brouk urges dairy producers to position themselves through management to take advantage of the expected rise in milk prices this summer           Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu. Agriculture Today is a daily program featuring Kansas State University agricultural specialists and other experts examining ag issues facing Kansas and the nation. It is hosted by Eric Atkinson and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.   K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.

    1197 – The Grain Export Situation Out of Ukraine and Wheat Price Trends … The Economic Forces Causing a Surge in Diesel Prices

    Play Episode Listen Later May 27, 2022 28:01

    The Grain Export Situation Out of Ukraine and Wheat Price Trends The Economic Forces Causing a Surge in Diesel Prices Kansas Agricultural Weather   00:01:00 – The Grain Export Situation Out of Ukraine and Wheat Price Trends: K-State grain market economist Dan O'Brien recaps the grain export situation out of Ukraine, as was discussed at a special K-State webinar yesterday, and he talks about wheat price trends as harvest time in Kansas is but a few weeks away   00:12:00 – The Economic Forces Causing a Surge in Diesel Prices: K-State farm management economist Gregg Ibendahl breaks down the economic forces that have caused diesel prices to surge dramatically, and why there's such a price disparity between diesel and gasoline, as well as when that gap might narrow...this from a recent economic analysis he put together on diesel, gasoline and oil prices   00:23:00 – Kansas Agricultural Weather: K-State meteorologist Chip Redmond reports on Kansas agricultural weather     Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu. Agriculture Today is a daily program featuring Kansas State University agricultural specialists and other experts examining ag issues facing Kansas and the nation. It is hosted by Eric Atkinson and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.   K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.

    1196—Yields to Expect from Very Late-Planted Corn…K-State Hay Inventory Calculator

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2022 28:04

    Late-Planted Corn Performance Livestock Forage Availability Items Organic Garden Insect Control   00:01:06—Late-Planted Corn Performance--K-State agronomist Eric Adee discusses the performance level to expect from corn planted in late May or June, drawing from multiple years of K-State field studies at several sites in the state...they discovered that the results can vary widely depending on growing conditions, but that often, late-planted corn can yield enough to make the attempt worthwhile...especially if pre-plant nitrogen has already been applied to the field     00:12:05—Livestock Forage Availability Items--K-State agricultural economist Robin Reid talks about two topics related to livestock forage availability, both of which she has now highlighted on the agmanager.info web site:  the USDA's Livestock Forage Disaster Program, which provides payments to qualified livestock producers whose forage resources have been decimated by drought...and a new hay inventory calculator tool that she has put together for producers to gauge their expected cow herd forage needs and hay availability     00:23:05—Organic Garden Insect Control--On this week's horticulture segment, Johnson County Extension horticulture agent Zac Hoppenstedt talks about organic control of vegetable garden insects, which will be the topic of the monthly K-State Garden Hour webinar that he will present next Wednesday         Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu. Agriculture Today is a daily program featuring Kansas State University agricultural specialists and other experts examining ag issues facing Kansas and the nation. It is hosted by Eric Atkinson and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.   K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.

    1194—K-State's Service to Agriculture as a “Next Generation” Land-Grant University

    Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2022 28:01

    K-State's Service to Agriculture Enhancing Dairy Cow Comfort   00:01:06—K-State's Service to Agriculture (part 1)--An extended conversation with the president of Kansas State University, Richard Linton, about his early efforts to gather feedback from agriculture leaders and stakeholders in Kansas on K-State's role in support of agriculture as a leading land-grant institution...on part one, he outlines a nine-day listening tour he'll be taking to western and southeast Kansas in June, where he will meet with agricultural interests and conduct open forums to hear input from producers and rural Kansas dwellers     00:12:03—K-State's Service to Agriculture (part 2)--On part two of the conversation with K-State president Richard Linton, he talks about his just-announced initiative to modify the university's strategic plan toward K-State becoming what he terms a "next-generation land-grant institution"…he explains what that might entail     00:23:04—Enhancing Dairy Cow Comfort--On this week's edition of Milk Lines, K-State dairy specialist Mike Brouk discusses dairy management for improved cow comfort during the summertime       Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu. Agriculture Today is a daily program featuring Kansas State University agricultural specialists and other experts examining ag issues facing Kansas and the nation. It is hosted by Eric Atkinson and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.   K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.

    1193 – Analysis on the State of U.S. Meat Demand and Meat Consumption … Managing Feeding Programs for Cattle Amid High Commodity Prices

    Play Episode Listen Later May 23, 2022 28:02

    Analysis on the State of U.S. Meat Demand and Meat Consumption Managing Feeding Programs for Cattle Amid High Commodity Prices Identifying Snakes and the Benefits of Non-Venomous Snakes   00:01:00 – Analysis on the State of U.S. Meat Demand and Meat Consumption: K-State livestock economist Glynn Tonsor is featured on this week's cattle market segment: he recaps another surprising USDA cattle-on-feed report released last Friday, and he draws from a new analysis he co-authored on the state of U.S. meat demand in the face of various forces working against meat consumption   00:12:00 – Managing Feeding Programs for Cattle Amid High Commodity Prices: K-State beef systems specialist Justin Waggoner offers advice for cattle producers on managing their feeding programs amid high commodity prices...including conducting feedstuff cost comparisons on an equal feed-value basis, and reducing feed wastage through better processing and feeding management   00:23:00 – Identifying Snakes and the Benefits of Non-Venomous Snakes: On this week's wildlife management segment, K-State wildlife specialist Drew Ricketts talks about positively identifying snakes that show up, reminding that non-venomous snakes are actually quite beneficial around the farmstead     Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu. Agriculture Today is a daily program featuring Kansas State University agricultural specialists and other experts examining ag issues facing Kansas and the nation. It is hosted by Eric Atkinson and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.   K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.

    1192 – Reaction to the Findings from the Hard Winter Wheat Tour … An Economic Analysis of a Family Farm's Crop Production Enterprises

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2022 28:02

    Reaction to the Findings from the Hard Winter Wheat Tour An Economic Analysis of a Family Farm's Crop Production Enterprises Kansas Agricultural Weather   00:01:00 – Reaction to the Findings from the Hard Winter Wheat Tour: K-State grain market economist Dan O'Brien comments on the wheat market's response to the findings from this week's Hard Winter Wheat Tour of Kansas and adjacent states, and he discusses the markets' overall reactiveness to new-crop planting progress here in the U.S., during his weekly segment on the grain market trends   00:12:00 – An Economic Analysis of a Family Farm's Crop Production Enterprises: K-State precision agricultural economist Terry Griffin is joined by agricultural engineer Cory Friedli, who recently graduated from K-State's Masters in Agribusiness distance education program...he talks about the benefits of that experience, which included a detailed economic analysis he ran for his family farm's crop production enterprises in Dickinson County, determining the net revenue performance of various crops over a five-year time span   00:23:00 – Kansas Agricultural Weather: K-State meteorologist Chip Redmond reports on Kansas agricultural weather     Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu. Agriculture Today is a daily program featuring Kansas State University agricultural specialists and other experts examining ag issues facing Kansas and the nation. It is hosted by Eric Atkinson and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.   K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.

    1191—More Observations from the Kansas Wheat Tour…Herbicide Options for Emerged Corn

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 28:07

    Wheat Tour Day Two Late Corn Herbicides/FSA Update Horticulture Insects Aplenty     00:01:10—Wheat Tour Day Two--K-State wheat production specialist Romulo Lollato reports again from the 2022 Hard Winter Wheat Tour on this, the final day of the tour:  he recaps the wheat crop estimates made by his tour group yesterday as they scouted fields in west-central, southwest and south-central Kansas…they found that drought stress was more widespread than they had anticipated     00:12:05—Late Corn Herbicides/FSA Update--K-State weed management specialist Sarah Lancaster goes over the herbicide options for corn growers who weren't able to put down their pre-emergence treatments because of uncooperative weather this past month:  she names those products that can, and can't, be safely applied to small corn...and for the latest Farm Service Agency update, FSA outreach coordinator Chris Thurston covers an assortment of USDA program items, including two drought assistance opportunities for livestock producers     00:23:07—Horticulture Insects Aplenty--On this week's horticulture segment, K-State horticultural entomologist Raymond Cloyd talks about control measures for assorted insect pests currently at work in home landscapes and vegetable gardens     Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu. Agriculture Today is a daily program featuring Kansas State University agricultural specialists and other experts examining ag issues facing Kansas and the nation. It is hosted by Eric Atkinson and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.   K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.

    1190 – Day One Observations from the 2022 Hard Winter Wheat Tour … The Latest Developments in the World Wheat Market

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 28:04

    Day One Observations from the 2022 Hard Winter Wheat Tour The Latest Developments in the World Wheat Market Stop, Look and Listen   00:01:00 – Day One Observations from the 2022 Hard Winter Wheat Tour: K-State wheat production specialist Romulo Lollato reports from the 2022 Hard Winter Wheat Tour of Kansas and adjacent states, which is now in day two:  he talks about what he and his tour group observed as they traveled north-central and northwest Kansas yesterday, as the overall estimate from all the tour routes was significantly lower than the projection for the same area last year   00:12:00 – The Latest Developments in the World Wheat Market: The senior economist with the IGP Institute at K-State, Guy Allen, offers his monthly assessment of international grain trade, drawing from the latest USDA grain supply-and-demand report...he focuses on what has developed in the world wheat market, in the continuing wake of the disruptions from the Russia invasion of Ukraine, and he comments on the huge impact of India's decision to curtail its wheat exports   00:23:00 – Stop, Look and Listen: K-State's Gus van Der Hoeven provides his commentary on life in rural Kansas   Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu. Agriculture Today is a daily program featuring Kansas State University agricultural specialists and other experts examining ag issues facing Kansas and the nation. It is hosted by Eric Atkinson and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.   K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.

    1189—The Impact of Recent Hot Weather on Wheat…A Wheat Disease Scouting Report

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 28:04

    Heat and Wheat Wheat Disease Update Dairy Fly Control     00:01:05—Heat and Wheat--K-State wheat production specialist Romulo Lollato talks about the recent run of unseasonal hot weather around Kansas and the possible damage that may have caused to the winter wheat crop:  he discusses the possible impact on pollination and kernel development, which he plans to explore during the Hard Winter Wheat Tour of Kansas this week     00:12:15—Wheat Disease Update--K-State wheat disease specialist Kelsey Andersen Onofre follows up with the latest report on diseases in the Kansas wheat crop as it enters the grain filling and maturity phases...she talks about whether a preemptive fungicide application against leaf rust is worthwhile, and she notes an unusually high number of wheat streak mosaic reports out of south-central Kansas of late     00:23:06—Dairy Fly Control--On this week's edition of Milk Lines, K-State dairy specialist Mike Brouk talks about ramping up summer fly control in dairy facilities now       Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu. Agriculture Today is a daily program featuring Kansas State University agricultural specialists and other experts examining ag issues facing Kansas and the nation. It is hosted by Eric Atkinson and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.   K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.

    1188—Long-Term Beef Supply Factors…Guidelines for Carefully Handling Cattle Semen

    Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 28:04

    Beef Supply Drivers Handling Cattle Semen Quail and Pasture Burning     00:01:06—Beef Supply Drivers--Livestock economist Lee Schulz of Iowa State University provides this week's cattle market commentary:  he goes over what the USDA's latest World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report said about international beef trade...and he gets into a new analysis he's done on the factors influencing the U.S. beef supply here in 2022, and which of those will have lasting impacts on supply over the next couple of years     00:12:07—Handling Cattle Semen--K-State beef reproduction specialist Sandy Johnson reminds cow-calf producers running an A-I program of the guidelines for handling beef semen before administering it...with the objective of preserving the viability of that product prior to and during insemination     00:23:06—Quail and Pasture Burning--On this week's wildlife management segment, K-State wildlife specialist Drew Ricketts goes over a new study of prescribed grass burning and the impact on quail nesting success         Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu. Agriculture Today is a daily program featuring Kansas State University agricultural specialists and other experts examining ag issues facing Kansas and the nation. It is hosted by Eric Atkinson and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.   K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.

    1187 – USDA Projection on 2022 U.S. Winter Wheat, Corn and Soybean Production … The Final Segment on the Growth in Non-Traditional Agricultural Financing

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2022 28:02

    USDA Projection on 2022 U.S. Winter Wheat, Corn and Soybean Production The Final Segment on the Growth in Non-Traditional Agricultural Financing Kansas Agricultural Weather   00:01:00 – USDA Projection on 2022 U.S. Winter Wheat, Corn and Soybean Production: K-State grain market economist Dan O'Brien sizes up the USDA's latest world grain supply and demand report, which included its first projection on 2022 winter wheat, corn and soybean production in the U.S....he'll offer his take on the longer-range market implications of those USDA numbers during his weekly grain market segment   00:12:00 – The Final Segment on the Growth in Non-Traditional Agricultural Financing: The final segment of this week's series on the growth in non-traditional agricultural financing, based on a new report put together by a team of land-grant university agricultural economists:  this time, K-State's Jenny Ifft is joined by Bruce Ahrendsen of the University of Arkansas, as he outlines his study of how non-traditional finance relates to USDA farm loan defaults...and Will Secor of the University of Georgia shares his research on where non-traditional creditors land in the pecking order when it comes to debt repayments in Chapter 12 farm bankruptcy cases   00:23:00 – Kansas Agricultural Weather: K-State meteorologist Chip Redmond reports on Kansas agricultural weather     Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu. Agriculture Today is a daily program featuring Kansas State University agricultural specialists and other experts examining ag issues facing Kansas and the nation. It is hosted by Eric Atkinson and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.   K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.

    1186—Kansas Farm Management Association Reports Record 2021 Kansas Farm Income

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 28:03

    The New Kansas Net Farm Income Report from the KFMA Establishing Warm-Season Vegetable Garden Transplants     00:01:07—Kansas Farm Income Report (part 1)--An overview of the just-released report on 2021 Kansas net farm income from the Kansas Farm Management Association at K-State...this is a highly-sought-after annual summary of data from KFMA member farms, which is considered a key indicator of the state of the Kansas production agriculture economy:  the executive director of the KFMA, Kevin Herbel, is joined by area KFMA economists to break down what ended up being a record-setting year for net farm income in Kansas...featured on part one are Jordan Steele from northwest Kansas, Lindsey Bryant from southwest Kansas, and Joni James from south-central Kansas   00:12:10—Kansas Farm Income Report (part 2)--The second part of the discussion on the new Kansas Farm Management Association report on 2021 Kansas net farm income, with observations on the farm income numbers for north-central, northeast and southeast Kansas from KFMA economists Will Feldkamp, Craig Althauser and Dillon Rapp, respectively   00:23:05—Vegetable Transplant Success--On this week's horticulture segment, Riley County Extension horticulture agent Gregg Eyestone talks about getting warm-season vegetable transplants off to a good start in their new garden setting       Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu. Agriculture Today is a daily program featuring Kansas State University agricultural specialists and other experts examining ag issues facing Kansas and the nation. It is hosted by Eric Atkinson and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.   K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.

    1185 – Will Current Economic Conditions Impact Demand for Non-Traditional Farm Loans … Two Agricultural Law Cases Relevant to Kansas Producers

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2022 28:01

    Will Current Economic Conditions Impact Demand for Non-Traditional Farm Loans Two Agricultural Law Cases Relevant to Kansas Producers Stop, Look and Listen   00:01:00 – Will Current Economic Conditions Impact Demand for Non-Traditional Farm Loans: The second in a three-part series on the growth of non-traditional agricultural financing, based on a series of studies recently conducted by a team of agricultural economists from several leading land-grant universities:  today, K-State risk management specialist Jenny Ifft is joined by agricultural economists Brady Brewer of Purdue and Brian Briggeman of K-State for a look at the likely impact of current economic inflation and rising interest rates on the supply and demand for non-traditional farm loans   00:12:00 – Two Agricultural Law Cases Relevant to Kansas Producers: Agricultural law and taxation professor Roger McEowen of the Washburn University School of Law discusses an assortment of recent court decisions relevant to agricultural producers, including one in Kansas court on a challenge to a confined hog operation permit, and another on the Kansas statute aimed at prohibiting pictures or video from being taken in agricultural facilities under false pretenses   00:23:00 – Stop, Look and Listen: K-State's Gus van Der Hoeven provides his commentary on life in rural Kansas   Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu. Agriculture Today is a daily program featuring Kansas State University agricultural specialists and other experts examining ag issues facing Kansas and the nation. It is hosted by Eric Atkinson and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.   K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.  

    1184—Comparing Farm Debt-to-Asset Ratios Over Time…The State of the Canola Crop

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 28:06

    Farm Debt Ratios Canola Crop Update Dairy Alfalfa Insects     00:01:07—Farm Debt Ratios--K-State farm management economist Gregg Ibendahl discusses his new analysis of debt trends on Kansas farms, based on over 45 years of Kansas Farm Management Association data...he compared debt-to-asset ratios over those years to the most recent ratio as an indicator of farm solvency, saying that while most farmers are in good shape right now, any major downturn in farm asset values could quickly become problematic for producers   00:12:05—Canola Crop Update--K-State canola agronomist Mike Stamm provides a scouting report on canola stands in Kansas, which he says have come through the winter with some drawbacks, but are looking to still produce at a good level...he'll be talking about canola durability and advances in canola variety and hybrid development at two field days in Kansas later this week   00:23:10—Dairy Alfalfa Insects--On this week's edition of Milk Lines, K-State dairy specialist Mike Brouk advises dairy producers to keep an eye on their alfalfa stands for signs of accelerated insect activity as the weather has now warmed up     Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu. Agriculture Today is a daily program featuring Kansas State University agricultural specialists and other experts examining ag issues facing Kansas and the nation. It is hosted by Eric Atkinson and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.   K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.

    1183 – Year-to-Date Beef Export and Import Data Looks Good for U.S. Beef … A Growth in Non-Traditional Agricultural Financing Sources

    Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 28:03

    Year-to-Date Beef Export and Import Data Looks Good for U.S. Beef A Growth in Non-Traditional Agricultural Financing Sources Ways to Remove Algae Growth in Farm Ponds   00:01:00 – Year-to-Date Beef Export and Import Looks Good for U.S. Beef: Livestock economist Derrell Peel of Oklahoma State University comments on the cattle market trends: in addition to recapping last week's trade, he thumbs through the latest year-to-date beef export and import data from the USDA, which again indicates that U.S. beef is in a very good position in international trade right now   00:12:00 – A Growth in Non-Traditional Agricultural Financing Sources: The first of three features this week on non-traditional agricultural financing, and its rising prominence in the agricultural lending field...K-State risk management specialist Jenny Ifft and Purdue University agricultural economist Brady Brewer talk about the various sources of non-traditional financing and the degree to which they're claiming a greater share of the agriculture credit market   00:23:00 – Ways to Remove Algae Growth in Farm Ponds: On this week's wildlife management segment, K-State fisheries and aquatics specialist Joe Gerken follows up on the subject of farm pond algae control, this time covering ways of removing that algae growth     Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu. Agriculture Today is a daily program featuring Kansas State University agricultural specialists and other experts examining ag issues facing Kansas and the nation. It is hosted by Eric Atkinson and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.   K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.

    1182—The Factors Pushing Wheat Prices Higher…Starter Fertilizer Benefits for Soybeans

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2022 28:06

    Wheat Price Rise Soybean Starter Fertilizer Kansas Agricultural Weather     00:01:10—Wheat Price Rise--K-State grain market economist Dan O'Brien discusses this week's rally in the wheat market, fueled in part by serious concerns about the state of the winter wheat crop in the central and southern plains...and he talks about the latest corn-to-soybean price ratio and how it's leading to more aggressive bids for corn, during his weekly segment on the grain market trends     00:12:06—Soybean Starter Fertilizer-- K-State crop nutrient specialist Dorivar Ruiz-Diaz talks about the merits of applying a starter fertilizer to soybeans at planting time, with the accent on phosphorus and potassium needs...he also offers his input on limited situations where soybeans might benefit from a starter application of nitrogen     00:23:07—Kansas Agricultural Weather--K-State meteorologist Chip Redmond reports on the Kansas agricultural weather outlook         Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu. Agriculture Today is a daily program featuring Kansas State University agricultural specialists and other experts examining ag issues facing Kansas and the nation. It is hosted by Eric Atkinson and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.   K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.

    1181—Re-routing Grain Exports out of Ukraine…Corn Insecticidal Seed Treatment Duration

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2022 28:04

    Ukraine Grain Update Insecticidal Seed Treatments Poison Ivy Control     00:01:10—Ukraine Grain Update--A visiting professor at K-State from the Vinnytsia National Agrarian University in Ukraine, Antonina Broyaka, provides an update on the state of agriculture in that war-ravaged country, focusing on grain production and exports...she was featured in a special webinar on that topic hosted by K-State agricultural economics earlier this week...among other things, she describes the efforts to re-route grain export shipments out of Ukraine, because of the loss of access to shipping ports     00:12:08—Insecticidal Seed Treatments--K-State crop entomologist Jeff Whitworth advises alfalfa growers that most stands are past the stage of needing treatment for alfalfa weevils...and he reminds corn growers who have already planted this year's crop about the limited duration of corn insecticidal seed treatments, and cautions soybean growers about that likewise     00:23:08—Poison Ivy Control--On this week's horticulture segment, K-State horticulturist Ward Upham covers how to identify, and get rid of, poison ivy in the home landscape         Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu. Agriculture Today is a daily program featuring Kansas State University agricultural specialists and other experts examining ag issues facing Kansas and the nation. It is hosted by Eric Atkinson and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.   K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.

    1180 – Information on the Prevent Plant Option for Row Crops … K-State has a Spreadsheet for Running the Numbers on the Prevent Plant Option

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2022 28:03

    Information on the Prevent Plant Option for Row Crops K-State Has a Spreadsheet for Running the Numbers on the Prevent Plant Option Stop, Look and Listen   00:01:00 – Information on the Prevent Plant Option for Row Crops: Agricultural economist Robin Reid and crop production specialist Lucas Haag of K-State discuss considerations for taking the "prevent plant" option for row crops under crop insurance coverage because of ongoing drought: they talk about the agronomic factors to be weighed, and compare the economics of exercising this option to those of going ahead and planting the crop with the prospect of high market prices ahead   00:12:00 – K-State Has a Spreadsheet for Running the Numbers on the Prevent Plant Option: Agricultural economist Robin Reid and crop production specialist Lucas Haag of K-State discuss a special K-State spreadsheet producers can use to work up the numbers for their specific crop production situation   00:23:00 – Stop, Look and Listen: K-State's Gus van Der Hoeven provides his commentary on life in rural Kansas   Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu. Agriculture Today is a daily program featuring Kansas State University agricultural specialists and other experts examining ag issues facing Kansas and the nation. It is hosted by Eric Atkinson and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.   K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.

    1179—Preventing and Treating Pasture Lameness in Cattle…USDA Livestock Forage Program

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2022 28:02

    Cattle Pasture Lameness Grazing Loss Relief Expanding Milk Production     00:01:07—Cattle Pasture Lameness--K-State veterinarian Gregg Hanzlicek talks about preventing and treating lameness in cattle out on pasture, as the summer grazing season commences...he goes over the typical causes of that lameness,  foot rot infections in particular, saying that rapid treatment is critical to recovery       00:12:09—Grazing Loss Relief--Agriculture program chief Todd Barrows of the Farm Service Agency talks about the assistance the USDA makes available to livestock producers whose grazing resources have been compromised by drought, under the Livestock Forage Program...it provides payments to help producers cover feed costs amid a grass shortage...he also discusses additional relief under the Emergency Assistance for Livestock Program       00:23:07—Expanding Milk Production--On this week's edition of Milk Lines, K-State dairy specialist Mike Brouk talks about adjusting herd numbers in response to the expected rise in milk prices this summer       Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu. Agriculture Today is a daily program featuring Kansas State University agricultural specialists and other experts examining ag issues facing Kansas and the nation. It is hosted by Eric Atkinson and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.   K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.

    1178 – Cattle-on-Feed Report and Prospects for Cow Herd Expansion … Slow Growth of Native Pastures May Delay Turnout

    Play Episode Listen Later May 2, 2022 28:01

    Cattle-on-Feed Report and Prospects for Cow Herd Expansion Slow Growth of Native Pastures May Delay Turnout Steps to Control Algae in Farm Ponds   00:01:00 – Cattle-on-Feed Report and Prospects for Cow Herd Expansion: Agricultural economist Tyler Cozzens of the Livestock Marketing Information Center is featured on this week's cattle market segment:  he digs into the latest USDA Cattle-on-Feed report and the heifer feeding numbers in particular, which imply a further delay in major cow herd expansion...and he takes a look at the USDA's latest weekly data on retail beef activity at major retail outlets   00:12:00 – Slow Growth of Native Pastures May Delay Turnout: K-State pasture management specialist Walt Fick talks about the slow growth of native pastures so far this spring, and why cow herd managers might want to think about delaying turnout until those grasses come on...he also talks about the possible need to adjust stocking rates if the forecast for a dry summer holds   00:23:00 – Steps to Control Algae in Farm Ponds: K-State fisheries and aquatics specialist Joe Gerken talks about management steps to keep filamentous algae from growing in farm ponds     Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu. Agriculture Today is a daily program featuring Kansas State University agricultural specialists and other experts examining ag issues facing Kansas and the nation. It is hosted by Eric Atkinson and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.   K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.

    1177 – The Latest Projection on Wheat, Corn, Grain Sorghum and Soybean Price Averages … Stand Productivity Can Be Impacted by the First Cutting of Alfalfa

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2022 28:02

    The Latest Projection on Wheat, Corn, Grain Sorghum and Soybean Price Averages Stand Productivity Can Be Impacted by the First Cutting of Alfalfa Kansas Agricultural Weather   00:01:00 – The Latest Projection on Wheat, Corn, Grain Sorghum and Soybean Price Averages: K-State grain market economist Dan O'Brien shares his latest projection on wheat, corn, grain sorghum and soybean price averages for the current marketing year, as well as the next marketing year coming up, and compares his numbers to those of the USDA, during his weekly segment on the grain price trends   00:12:00 – Stand Productivity Can Be Impacted by the First Cutting of Alfalfa: K-State agronomist Bruno Pedreira talks about why being careful when taking that first cutting of alfalfa this year is important, especially in the drier areas of Kansas:  he says that stand productivity for the rest of the growing season is at stake...he also talks about his work on interseeding legumes in fescue pastures to amplify their grazing productivity   00:23:00 – Kansas Agricultural Weather: K-State meteorologist Chip Redmond reports on Kansas agricultural weather     Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu. Agriculture Today is a daily program featuring Kansas State University agricultural specialists and other experts examining ag issues facing Kansas and the nation. It is hosted by Eric Atkinson and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.   K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.

    1176—Herbicide Selection for Treating Kochia in Wheat…The Latest on the KARL Program

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2022 28:04

    Kochia Control in Wheat KARL Program Update Ornamental Flower Selection     00:01:09—Kochia Control in Wheat--K-State weed management specialist Sarah Lancaster discusses options for controlling kochia in actively growing wheat fields, as well as in wheat stubble following harvest as a long-range control approach...she harps upon being selective in choosing a herbicide for either of those treatments, as this weed has proven resistant to various herbicide types     00:12:08—KARL Program Update--The president of the Kansas Agriculture and Rural Leadership program based at K-State, Jill Zimmerman, recaps the leadership development experiences of KARL Class XV, which will be graduating soon...that included a just-concluded international trip to the United Arab Emirates, where the class learned about food consumption by one of the fastest-growing populations in the world     00:23:07—Ornamental Flower Selection--On this week's horticulture segment, Sedgwick County Extension horticulture agent Matthew McKernan discusses ornamental flower selection, which is the topic he will cover in the next K-State Garden Hour webinar this coming Wednesday       Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu. Agriculture Today is a daily program featuring Kansas State University agricultural specialists and other experts examining ag issues facing Kansas and the nation. It is hosted by Eric Atkinson and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.   K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.

    1175 – Identifying Proper Plant Density for Soybean Planting … Agricultural Law: Protection Against Warrantless Searches

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2022 28:04

    Identifying Proper Plant Density for Soybean Planting Agricultural Law: Protection Against Warrantless Searches Stop, Look and Listen   00:01:00 – Identifying Proper Plant Density for Soybean Planting: K-State agronomists Ignacio Ciampitti and Adrian Correndo talk about soybean seeding rates, drawing from K-State research targeting rates to individual field yield potential, as well as yield environments within fields...they discuss identifying the proper plant density to strive for when planting   00:12:00 – Agricultural Law: Protection Against Warrantless Searches: Agricultural law and tax professor Roger McEowen of the Washburn University School of Law talks about how far the law goes in protecting farmers and ranchers from warrantless searches, and how the "open fields" doctrine applies...he addresses this in the wake of a new law just passed in Kansas related to this issue   00:23:00 – Stop, Look and Listen: K-State's Gus van Der Hoeven provides his commentary on life in rural Kansas   Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu. Agriculture Today is a daily program featuring Kansas State University agricultural specialists and other experts examining ag issues facing Kansas and the nation. It is hosted by Eric Atkinson and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.   K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.  

    1174 – Capturing Helpful Pasture Information with Drones … K-State College of Veterinary Medicine's 2022 Alumni Fellow

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2022 28:02

    Capturing Helpful Pasture Information with Drones K-State College of Veterinary Medicine's 2022 Alumni Fellow Alternative Summer Forage Options May Be Needed   00:01:00 – Capturing Helpful Pasture Information with Drones: K-State watershed specialist Will Boyer and K-State beef systems specialist Jaymelynn Farney discuss the use of imagery gathered by drones for pasture management...in particular, they explore how drones can capture helpful information on pasture forage productivity as well as the spread and growth of invasive species, and they talk about the interpretive analytical software that makes those images useful   00:12:00 – K-State College of Veterinary Medicine's 2022 Alumni Fellow: The 2022 Alumni Fellow for K-State's College of Veterinary Medicine, who was so honored last week:  a 1990 graduate of the college, Tolani Francisco, who has gone on to forge a dynamic career in the regulatory animal health field...she talks about her accomplishments with the USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, as well as her current position as the coordinator of the U.S. Forest Service's Wild Horse and Burro Program   00:23:00 – Alternative Summer Forage Options May Be Needed: On this week's edition of Milk Lines, K-State dairy specialist Mike Brouk talks about making summer annual forage production decisions for the dairy, with the prospect of a dry summer ahead   Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu. Agriculture Today is a daily program featuring Kansas State University agricultural specialists and other experts examining ag issues facing Kansas and the nation. It is hosted by Eric Atkinson and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.   K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.  

    1173—A Research Take on Large Beef Processing…Economic Payoff for Stocker Implants

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 25, 2022 28:04

    Cattle Market Happenings Stocker Calf Inputs Turkey Habitat Improvement     00:01:05—Cattle Market Happenings--K-State livestock economist Glynn Tonsor comments on the cattle market trends:  he breaks down the unexpected numbers, both for the nation and for Kansas, from the USDA's cattle-on-feed report last Friday, and what they suggest about cattle prices for the remainder of the year...and he draws from a new study he co-conducted on the impact of regional reliance on large beef processing facilities, a topic that's now at the center of policy discussions     00:12:08—Stocker Calf Inputs--K-State beef cattle nutritionist Dale Blasi talks about the findings of K-State research on mineral supplementation and growth implants for stocker cattle heading to grass...he and colleagues measured the growth response to each of those practices and the economics associated with employing both management steps     00:23:06—Turkey Habitat Improvement--On this week's wildlife management segment, K-State wildlife specialist Drew Ricketts talks about the decline in wild turkey numbers in Kansas, and some habitat management steps that landowners can consider to accommodate turkey nesting       Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu. Agriculture Today is a daily program featuring Kansas State University agricultural specialists and other experts examining ag issues facing Kansas and the nation. It is hosted by Eric Atkinson and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.   K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.

    1172 – Strong Prices for U.S. Soybean, Grain Sorghum and Wheat Exports … A Conversation with the 2022 Alumni Fellow for the K-State College of Ag

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 22, 2022 28:02

    Strong Prices for U.S. Soybean, Grain Sorghum and Wheat Exports A Conversation with the 2022 Alumni Fellow for the K-State College of Ag Kansas Agricultural Weather   00:01:00 – Strong Prices for U.S. Soybean, Grain Sorghum and Wheat Exports: K-State grain market economist Dan O'Brien breaks down the recent successes in U.S. soybean, grain sorghum and wheat exports, which have bolstered already-strong prices even more...and he talks about how local corn price offers around Kansas are bidding aggressively for acres to be planted this spring   00:12:00 – A Conversation with the 2022 Alumni Fellow for the K-State College of Ag: The 2022 Alumni Fellow for the K-State College of Agriculture:  Saline County farmer Justin Knopf, who co-manages Knopf Farms, a prolific wheat, corn, soybean and alfalfa operation built upon a firm commitment to land and resource stewardship...he talks about the adoption of five stewardship principles that he says have contributed greatly to his family farm's success   00:23:00 – Kansas Agricultural Weather: K-State meteorologist Chip Redmond reports on Kansas agricultural weather     Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu. Agriculture Today is a daily program featuring Kansas State University agricultural specialists and other experts examining ag issues facing Kansas and the nation. It is hosted by Eric Atkinson and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.   K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.

    1171—New Self-Paced Farm Management Courses…K-State Agribusiness Alumni Fellow

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 21, 2022 28:04

    K-State Farm Management Courses Outstanding Agribusiness Alumni Landscape Insect Activity     00:01:06—K-State Farm Management Courses--K-State agricultural economist Robin Reid has the details on two new K-State on-line courses for farmers and ranchers that cover economic risk management and farm financial management...these can be completed at one's own pace, and will provide information that can be immediately applied to one's operation, based on case study exercises     00:12:11—Outstanding Agribusiness Alumni --A visit with the 2022 Alumni Fellow for K-State's Global Campus, through which she earned her master's degree in agribusiness:  Jennifer McDonald, who combined her K-State agribusiness education with her strong interest in winemaking to build and operate her own successful winery based in Wichita     00:23:08—Landscape Insect Activity--On this week's horticulture segment, K-State horticultural entomologist Raymond Cloyd responds to early questions he's been getting about numerous landscape insect pests, including clover mites, Nantucket pine tip moth and eastern tent caterpillar         Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu. Agriculture Today is a daily program featuring Kansas State University agricultural specialists and other experts examining ag issues facing Kansas and the nation. It is hosted by Eric Atkinson and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.   K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.

    1170 – Dryland Corn Planting Adjustments for a Dry Growing Season … Scouting Report on Insects in Alfalfa and Winter Wheat

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2022 28:03

    Dryland Corn Planting Adjustments for a Dry Growing Season Scouting Report on Insects in Alfalfa and Winter Wheat Stop, Look and Listen   00:01:00 – Dryland Corn Planting Adjustments for a Dry Growing Season: K-State cropping systems specialist Ignacio Ciampitti and agronomy researcher Adrian Carrendo discuss dryland corn planting adjustments amid expectations of a dry growing season...they specifically look at making changes in plant density at seeding, and modifying nitrogen application rates at planting time   00:12:00 – Scouting Report on Insects in Alfalfa and Winter Wheat: K-State crop entomologist Jeff Whitworth provides his latest scouting report on insects in alfalfa and winter wheat as temperatures are edging upward...he has advice on responding to a variety of aphids now showing up in wheat, and he updates his recommendation on contending with weevils in alfalfa ahead of the first cutting   00:23:00 – Stop, Look and Listen: K-State's Gus van Der Hoeven provides his commentary on life in rural Kansas   Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu. Agriculture Today is a daily program featuring Kansas State University agricultural specialists and other experts examining ag issues facing Kansas and the nation. It is hosted by Eric Atkinson and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.   K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.

    1169—Assessing Cold Weather Damage to Winter Wheat…USDA Program Developments

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 19, 2022 28:03

    Wheat Freeze Damage USDA Program Update Top-to-Bottom Dairy Evaluation     00:01:06—Wheat Freeze Damage--K-State wheat production specialist Romulo Lollato talks about potential freeze damage to the Kansas winter wheat crop, on the heels of several nights of sub-freezing temperatures over the last two weeks:  he talks about the main factors determining the level of damage...stage of crop progress and duration of the cold temperatures...and he tells wheat producers what to look for when scouting for that damage     00:12:09—USDA Program Update --The state executive director of the Farm Service Agency, Dennis McKinney, covers an array of timely USDA program items of interest to Kansas producers, including financing available under the Farm Storage Facility Loan program, ongoing natural disaster assistance for wildfire victims under the Emergency Conservation Program, and several forms of drought aid for producers in qualifying counties     00:23:08—Top-to-Bottom Dairy Evaluation--On this week's edition of Milk Lines, K-State dairy specialist Mike Brouk invited dairy producers to conduct a comprehensive review of their operations, seeking areas of potential production and management improvement         Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu. Agriculture Today is a daily program featuring Kansas State University agricultural specialists and other experts examining ag issues facing Kansas and the nation. It is hosted by Eric Atkinson and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.   K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.

    1168 – Price Comparison Between Popular Beef, Pork and Poultry Cuts … Upward Revisions to Kansas Net Farm Income

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 18, 2022 28:03

    Price Comparison Between Popular Beef, Pork and Poultry Cuts Upward Revisions to Kansas Net Farm Income Extension Pond and Aquatic Resources   00:01:00 – Price Comparison Between Popular Beef, Pork and Poultry Cuts: Livestock economist Lee Schulz of Iowa State University reviews last week's generally favorable price action...and shares a price comparison he recently worked up between the most popular beef, pork and poultry cuts, and how beef demand remains strong albeit at a higher price than the competition   00:12:00 – Upward Revisions to Kansas Net Farm Income: K-State farm management economist Gregg Ibendahl talks about the revision that he has made to his forecast on final Kansas net farm income for 2021, as well as his NFI projection for 2022...both have been adjusted upward because of substantial developments in the grain markets since he first forecasted those numbers back in January   00:23:00 – Extension Pond and Aquatic Resources: K-State fisheries and aquatics specialist Joe Gerken talks about the Extension advisory services he provides for landowners with ponds or other aquatic resources     Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu. Agriculture Today is a daily program featuring Kansas State University agricultural specialists and other experts examining ag issues facing Kansas and the nation. It is hosted by Eric Atkinson and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.   K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.

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