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Apr 11, 2018

On today’s episode: innovative ideas in support of sustainable crop irrigation in northern Australia, that could help Kansas farmers; a new K-State guide on using satellite data for agronomic decisions; also, 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.

00:00:00 – Sustainable Crop Irrigation, Down Under:  The presenter of this year's Ellis Lecture in Soil Science at K-State:  an internationally-recoginzed leader in groundwater hydrology and irrigated system research from Australia, Keith Bristow, talks about some of the innovative ideas that he has studied and developed in support of sustainable crop irrigation in northern Australia...and he relates those initiatives to groundwater management challenges here in Kansas.

00:011:30 – Satellite Data For Decisions:  K-State crop production specialist Ignacio Ciampitti talks about a new K-State guide on using satellite data for making agronomic decisions...this publication looks at how a producer can wisely select data services that best suit their crop production objectives.

00:22:59 – "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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