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Jun 11, 2019

New corn hybrids may provide producers a much bigger window for applying a side dressing of fertilizer; a roundup of crop insect pests; agricultural news, and the latest “Milk Lines”; balancing your farm pond fish population…

00:01:30 – Adding Fertilizer to Newer Corn Hybrids:  New corn hybrids may provide producers a much bigger window for applying a side dressing of nitrogen or other fertilizer. K-State crop nutrition specialist Dorivar Ruiz-Diaz is here to discuss the options and the timing for side dressing applications.

00:13:00 – Crop Insect Pest Roundup:  K-State crop entomologist Jeff Whitworth offers a roundup of corn root worms, leaf beetles in soybeans and alfalfa weevils.

00:24:30 – Ag News:  Jeff Wichman covers the day's agricultural news headlines, along with this week's edition of "Milk Lines," and the Kansas crop progress and condition report.

00:33:02 – Balancing the Farm Pond Fish Population:  K-State wildlife specialist Charlie Lee continues his look at improving fishing opportunities in farm ponds by covering the management steps for improving the balance of fish species in your pond.


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