Nov 13, 2018
On today’s episode: a look at the progress of the winter wheat crop in Kansas; graduates of K-State’s feed science and management program are in high demand; agricultural news, and the latest “Milk Lines”; neonicotinoid insecticide and bobwhite quail…
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 – Winter Wheat Update: K-State wheat production specialist Romulo Lollato discusses the progress of the winter wheat crop in Kansas, which varies considerably depending on whether or not the crop got planted before the persistent rainfall in October: he also talks about the chances of crop damage from the unseasonably cold temperatures of the past week.
00:13:00 – Feed Science and Management Graduates Get Jobs: K-State grain scientist Chad Paulk talks about the acclaimed feed science and management program at K-State, whose graduates are in high demand in this growing segment of the grain industry...he goes over the career opportunities and what the program entails.
00:24:29 – Ag News: Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines, along with this week's edition of "Milk Lines."
00:32:49 – Insecticide and Quail: K-State wildlife specialist Charlie Lee talks about a new study of the effects of neonicotinoid insecticide use on bobwhite quail populations.
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K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.