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Sep 30, 2021

  • Late-season Soybean Insects
  • Estimating Grain Sorghum Yields
  • Agricultural News Headlines
  • Attracting Backyard Birds


00:01:09—Late-season Soybean Insects-- K-State crop entomologist Jeff Whitworth returns to advise soybean growers on late-season insect activity in Kansas soybean fields...primary among them, a stem borer which could lead to lodging problems at harvest time...he also talks about the merits of controlling soybean podworms and armyworms ahead of soybean cutting



00:12:07—Estimating Grain Sorghum Yields-- K-State crop production specialist Ignacio Ciampitti walks through a basic in-field method of estimating grain sorghum yields ahead of harvest...saying that having an idea of individual field yield potential can be useful in determining the order of harvesting multiple fields



00:23:07--Agricultural News--Eric Atkinson covers the day’s agricultural news headlines, and Greg Akagi presents this week’s edition of the Kansas Soybean Update


00:31:12—Attracting Backyard Birds-- On this week's horticulture segment, Geary County Extension horticulture agent and accredited ornithologist Chuck Otte discusses creating landscape habitat to attract songbirds...the topic he'll address on the next K-State Garden Hour webinar this coming Wednesday





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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.