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Jun 6, 2018

On today’s episode: an overview of agricultural research in eastern Kansas; the National Rural Grocery Summit is coming up; this week’s “Stop, Look and Listen” offers personal remembrances of D-Day, from Gus van der Hoeven…

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.

00:01:31 – Agricultural Research in Eastern Kansas:  Agricultural research has been a priority at Kansas State University since it was founded in 1863. Eric Adee, an agronomist in charge of two of the university’s experiment fields, offers a glimpse at the research priorities in eastern Kansas.

00:013:01 – National Rural Grocery Summit:  David Proctor, director for engagement and Community Development at K-State, previews the upcoming National Rural Grocery Summit. And its focus on sustaining rural grocery stores, and improving the health of those living in rural communities.

00:24:31 – Ag News:  Jeff Wichman covers the day's agricultural news headlines.

00:33:02 – "Stop, Look and Listen" Remembers D-Day:  K-State's Gus van der Hoeven presents a special D-Day edition of "Stop, Look and Listen", his weekly commentary on rural Kansas.


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