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Aug 24, 2021

  • Wheat Weed Control
  • Wheat Disease Ratings
  • CRP Sign-up Results
  • Prairie Chicken Listing


00:01:10—Wheat Weed Control--K-State weed management specialist Sarah Lancaster goes over the herbicide choices for pre-plant weed control in advance of fall wheat planting, encouraging producers to employ a pre-plant program...and she offers added thoughts on contending with a specific and highly troublesome weed problem for wheat growers, field bindweed


00:12:09—Wheat Disease Ratings--K-State wheat disease specialist Kelsey Andersen Onofre announces that K-State 2021 Wheat Variety Disease and Insect Ratings report is now available to wheat producers...this is a comprehensive reference on variety pest tolerance, which includes the data from this year's resistance field trials


00:23:10—CRP Sign-Up Results--On the latest edition of FSA Coffee Talk, conservation program specialist Nicole Welborn of the Farm Service Agency reports that acceptance into the latest general Conservation Reserve Program has been announced, and that emergency haying and grazing of CRP grass is now allowed in qualifying drought-stricken counties


00:31:09—Prairie Chicken Listing--On this week's wildlife management segment, former K-State wildlife management specialist Charlie Lee talks about the new proposal by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to list the lesser prairie chicken as a threatened and endangered species





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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.


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.