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Sep 23, 2021

  • Dusting in Wheat Plantings
  • Kansas Dairy Producer Survey
  • Agricultural News Headlines
  • Planting Spring-flowering Bulbs


00:01:07--Dusting In Wheat Plantings--K-State wheat production specialist Romulo Lollato discusses adjustments that wheat producers might consider when planting into dry soils, giving due thought to the emergence characteristics of individual wheat varieties, and the planting depth that will get that seed to moisture


00:12:10--Dairy Producer Survey--K-State dairy reproduction specialist Victor Gomez Leon talks about his ongoing survey of dairy producers in Kansas...he is traveling the state, visiting directly with producers on the farm about the production challenges that they are encountering and their need for information to respond to those challenges


00:23:15--Agricultural News--Eric Atkinson covers the day’s agricultural news headlines, and Greg Akagi presents this week’s edition of the Kansas Soybean Update


00:31:10--Planting Spring Bulbs--On this week's horticulture segment, K-State horticulturist Ward Upham goes over the steps to successfully planting spring-flowering bulbs in the fall, as the time for doing so is here








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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.


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