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Jun 20, 2018

On today’s episode: post-emergence weed control for soybeans; wheat harvest updates from Barton, Sedgwick and Seward counties; the day's agricultural news headlines; this week’s “Stop, Look and Listen” from Gus van der Hoeven…

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.

00:01:30 – Post-Emergence Weed Control for Soybeans:  K-State weed management specialist Dallas Peterson discusses post-emergence weed control for soybeans, saying that the window of opportunity for herbicide applications is closing quickly....he also addresses good stewardship of dicamba-tolerant soybeans, reminding producers of the restrictions they must follow with that system to prevent off-target drift.

00:012:59 – Wheat Harvest Reports:  Today's wheat harvest update features Extension agricultural agents Alicia Boor of Barton County, Zach Simon of Sedgwick County and Kylee Harrison of Seward County.

00:24:30 – Ag News:  Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines.

00:32:53 – "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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