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May 21, 2019

Herbicide options for controlling woody brush in pastures; a researcher speaks about the ongoing fight against Bovine Anaplasmosis; agricultural news, and the latest “Milk Lines”; the best options for preventing damage by Canada geese…

00:01:30 – Controlling Woody Brush in Pastures:  K-State pasture management specialist Walt Fick talks about herbicide options for controlling woody brush in pastures, based on the latest K-State field trials...he offers his recommendations on late-spring/early summer applications to buckbrush, smooth sumac and roughleaf dogwood.

00:13:01 – Researching Bovine Anaplasmosis:  One of the featured speakers at the K-State Symposium on Bovine Anaplasmosis which took place in Manhattan yesterday:  University of Tennessee veterinarian Brian Whitlock talks about ongoing research, accounting for the various strains of this disease in cattle herds as a baseline for developing effective means of preventing it.

00:24:30 – Ag News:  Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines, along with this week's edition of "Milk Lines."

00:33:01 – Discouraging Canadian Geese from Property Damage:  K-State wildlife specialist Charlie Lee talks about the state-approved methods of keeping Canada geese from wandering onto home lawns and other areas where they can cause damage.

 

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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.

 

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