Jun 19, 2018
On today’s episode: results of a recent survey about precision agricultural technologies; the first of this year's reports on the Kansas wheat harvest; the latest agricultural news; the greater roadrunner continues to expand further northward in Kansas…
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 – Precision Agriculture Survey: K-State agricultural economist Beth Yeager and Terry Griffin discuss their latest analysis of the adoption of precision agricultural technologies by Kansas farmers...they've surveyed members of the Kansas Farm Management Association about the kinds of technologies they've been utilizing, as well as the technology upgrades they tend to favor.
00:13:00 – Wheat Harvest Roundup: The first of this year's reports on the Kansas wheat harvest, featuring observations from county and district Extension agricultural agents around Kansas: today, comments from agents Marty Gleason of Edwards County, Jeri Geren of the Wildcat Extension District in southeast Kansas, and Jenni Carr of Harper County.
00:24:30 – Ag News: Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines, and K-State Research and Extension dairy specialist Mike Brouk has this week's edition of "Milk Lines."
00:33:00 – Roadrunner! K-State wildlife specialist Charlie Lee talks about the greater roadrunner, whose range has continued to expand further northward in Kansas...he looks at a study that assessed roadrunner habitat preferences.
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