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Sep 8, 2021

  • Master Farmer/Homemaker Honorees
  • Farm Service Agency Coffee Talk
  • Stop, Look and Listen


00:01:00 – Master Farmer/Homemaker Honorees: Profiles of two more couples who will be formally inducted as Kansas Master Farmers/Master Farm Homemakers in ceremonies next Tuesday at the Kansas State Fair...a recognition program co-sponsored by K-State Research and Extension:  today, the stories of Howard and Lori Elliott of Brown County and John and Sharon Hendricks of Cheyenne County


00:23:00 – Farm Service Agency Coffee Talk: Farm program chief Todd Barrows of the Farm Service Agency covers several USDA program items, including recent changes to the CFAP 2 assistance program and the timeline for 2020-crop ARC and PLC payments in October


00:31:00 – Stop, Look and Listen: K-State's Gus van der Hoeven provides his weekly commentary on life in rural Kansas


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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.