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Nov 29, 2018

On today’s episode: an extended look at the results of K-State's 2018 corn performance trials; agricultural news, and the Kansas soybean update; winterizing and storing your lawn and garden tools, both hand tools and power equipment…

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.

00:01:29 – 2018 Corn Performance Trials:  K-State agronomist Jane Lingenfelser talks about the corn hybrids that rose to the top in K-State's 2018 corn performance trials around the state, as the new field test report is now available to growers to study as they make their hybrid selection decisions for the 2019 growing season.

00:12:58 – 2018 Corn Performance Trials (Part 2):  Continued discussion with K-State agronomist Jane Lingenfelser, about K-State's 2018 corn performance trials. She reviews the conditions that impacted the test results, and lists the hybrids that stood out region-by-region across Kansas as well as the added production information that was collected in the trials.

00:24:27 – Ag News:  Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines, including this week’s Kansas soybean update.

00:32:57 – Winterizing Lawn and Garden Tools:   K-State horticulturist Ward Upham walks through the steps to winterizing lawn and garden power equipment and hand tools.

 

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