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Nov 6, 2018

On today’s episode: a review of the newly-announced re-registration of dicamba herbicides for direct application to dicamba-resistant soybeans and cotton; agricultural news, and the latest “Milk Lines”; better control for pocket gophers and voles…

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 – Re-Registration of Dicamba (Part 1):  K-State weed management specialist Dallas Peterson goes over the newly-announced re-registration of dicamba herbicides for direct application to dicamba-resistant soybeans and cotton, and the modifications that have been made to the regulations for using this weed control technology...

00:13:00 – Re-Registration of Dicamba (Part 2):  Continued discussion with K-State weed management specialist Dallas Peterson... he also reports on his research into the actual impact of dicamba drift on non-resistant soybeans and the variables that affect yield response.

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

00:33:00 – New Controls for Gophers and Voles:  K-State wildlife specialist Charlie Lee takes a look at a promising new rodenticide approach to pocket gopher and vole control in crop fields and home lawns, which may eventually be labeled for use. 

 

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