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Nov 20, 2018

On today’s episode: an overview of wheat production from visiting wheat physiologist from La Trobe University in Australia, James Hunt; agricultural news, and the latest “Milk Lines”; human anti-depressant drug residues are showing up in the environment…

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 Production Down Under:  K-State wheat production specialist Romulo Lollato is joined by a visiting wheat physiologist from La Trobe University in Australia, James Hunt...they discuss a number of topics in wheat production and management with similarities in both Kansas and Australia: rotational crops in wheat productions systems, intensive nutrient management, managing fallow periods in rotation and contending with herbicide-resistant weeds in wheat fields.

00:13:01 – Wheat Production Down Under (Part 2):  Continued discussion with K-State wheat production specialist Romulo Lollato, and visiting wheat physiologist from La Trobe University in Australia, James Hunt.

00:24:32 – Ag News:  Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines, along with this week's edition of "Milk Lines."

00:33:01 – Drug Residue and Bird Populations:  K-State wildlife specialist Charlie Lee reports on a new study of human anti-depressant drug residues showing up in the environment and the potential impact on bird populations. 


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