Dec 19, 2017
On today’s episode: the Dean of the College of Agriculture at K-State, John Floros, offers his review of the college's achievements in 2017; the latest agricultural news, and this week's edition of "Milk Lines"; caring for bobwhite quail during the winter…
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 – Dean John Floros (Part 1): The dean of the College of Agriculture at K-State, John Floros, offers his review of the college's activities and achievements in agricultural teaching, research and Extension outreach in 2017, and looks ahead to the opportunities and challenges in 2018: he discusses the areas of research that K-State continues to lead on a national and international level, the great success the college continues to have in career placement of graduates.
00:12:48 – Dean John Floros (Part 2): The second half of an interview with the dean of the College of Agriculture at K-State, John Floros, who shares his thoughts on the ability of the Cooperative Extension Service in Kansas to remain viable as Extension in other parts of the country has struggled.
00:24:20 – Ag News: Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines, and K-State Research and Extension dairy specialist Mike Brouk has this week's edition of "Milk Lines."
00:24:13 – Ag News: Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines.
00:32:55 – Winter Needs of Bobwhite Quail: K-State wildlife specialist Charlie Lee talks about the nutritional needs of bobwhite quail during rough winter weather, and what landowners can do to promote their survival.
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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.