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Radio stations are free to use clips from any of the episodes below. Time codes and descriptions for each segment are listed in the show notes (under the "Read More" links below). 

A selection of fully produced segments are made available weekly on the "For Radio Stations" page at the K-State Research and Extension news page, where previous Agriculture Today segments are stored.

Captioned episodes are available on our Agriculture Today YouTube page.

Jul 25, 2017

Agriculture Today is a daily program hosted by Eric Atkinson and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast. It features K-State agricultural specialists and other experts examining agricultural issues facing Kansas and the nation.

00:01:43 - Antibiotic Resistance Issue:  K-State veterinarian Mike Apley, a national authority on the issue of antibiotic resistance as it relates to livestock production, talks about the current dialogue on the subject among human and animal health experts...he points out some of the public misperceptions that continue to exist, discusses the implementation of the Veterinary Feed Directive as a response, and stresses the importance of good stewardship in using antibiotics for human and livestock health treatment moving forward.

00:23:03 – Ag News:  Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines, and K-State dairy specialist Mike Brouk presents this week's edition of Milk Lines.

00:31:33 - Feral Hog Bait:  K-State wildlife specialist Charlie Lee looks at a new bait product that has been developed for feral hog control, and what independent testing says about its performance.

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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.