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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 26, 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.

00:01:44 - Canola Variety Performance:  K-State canola breeder Mike Stamm reflects on the 2017 canola harvest, and the varieties and hybrids that excelled in K-State's field trials this year...he talks about what was learned from this crop that will be of benefit as another canola planting season rolls around in early fall.

00:13:02 - Precision Ag Matters:  K-State precision agricultural economist Terry Griffin reports on the topics that generated the most discussion at a major precision agriculture technology conference that he attended last week in Scotland....he also talks about his current research into the economics of using precision guidance cultivation as an alternative to herbicide use against resistant weed populations.

00:24:32 - Ag News:  Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines.

00:31:01 - Stop, Look and Listen:  K-State's Gus van der Hoeven presents "Stop, Look and Listen", his weekly commentary on rural Kansas.

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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.