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Oct 16, 2018

On today’s episode: wet weather means wheat planting delays, and possible adjustments for producers; a checkup on agricultural cooperatives in Kansas; today’s agricultural news, and the latest “Milk Lines”; bowhunting for controlling deer…

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 – Wheat Planting Delays:  K-State wheat production specialist Romulo Lollato talks about the wheat planting delays in Kansas because of recent wet weather, and adjustments that producers might make to improve the tillering potential of late-planted wheat...he also talks about how the sharply cold temperatures of late may have impacted wheat that had already been seeded.

00:12:58 – Agricultural Cooperatives:  The director of the Arthur Capper Cooperative Center at K-State, Brian Briggeman, talks about the current state of agricultural cooperatives in Kansas, as this is National Cooperative Month...joining us from South Africa, where he is currently studying agricultural cooperative operations there.

00:24:27 – Ag News:  Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines, along with this week's edition of "Milk Lines."

00:32:58 – Bowhunting for Controlling Deer:  K-State wildlife specialist Charlie Lee talks about a new report on bowhunting as a means of controlling deer populations...it examined the different kinds of archery equipment and their effectiveness in harvested deer recovery.

 

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