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Nov 14, 2018

On today’s episode: applying anhydrous ammonia to corn crop ground here in the fall; this week’s Cattle Chat podcast; the latest agricultural news headlines; Gus van der Hoeven’s “Stop, Look and Listen…”

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 – Fall Crop Fertility Management:  K-State crop nutrient specialist Dorivar Ruiz-Diaz takes up two timely crop fertility management topics:  he talks about applying anhydrous ammonia to corn crop ground here in the fall, saying that the soil temperatures are now low enough to make that approach work...he also looks at the question of whether the recent wet weather has caused nitrogen losses in newly-planted winter wheat stands.

00:13:01 – Beef Cattle Institute Podcast:  Segments from this week's Cattle Chat podcast from the Beef Cattle Institute at K-State, which looks this time at the economics of cattle traceability...featured are veterinarians Bob Larson and Brad White, livestock economist Dustin Pendell and the program manager of the new Cattle Trace pilot project in Kansas, Cassie Kniebel.

00:24:33 – Ag News:  Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines.

00:33:03 – "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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