Dec 19, 2018
On today’s episode: a look back at highlights in K-State Research and Extension programs and activities; the latest agricultural news headlines; Gus van der Hoeven’s “Stop, Look and Listen…”
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.
00:01:30 – 2018: A Look Back: The director of Extension at K-State, Gregg Hadley, talks about the highlights in Extension programs and activities over the past year in the areas of agriculture, water resources... those include work in farm financial mediation, irrigation technology advances, and more.
00:12:59 – 2018: A Look Back (Part 2): Continued discussion with Gregg Hadley about 2018 highlights for K-State Research and Extension, in the areas of health, youth development and community vitality. He points out efforts at developing a culture of health in Kansas communities, and expanding the 4-H experience to reach an ever-greater number of youth.
00:24:29 – Ag News: Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines.
00:32:58 – "Stop, Look and Listen": K-State's Gus van der Hoeven presents "Stop, Look and Listen", his weekly commentary on rural Kansas.
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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.