Sep 30, 2021
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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