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Oct 14, 2021

  • Fall Feedgrain Weed Control
  • Grain Shipping Complications
  • Landscape Tree Planting



00:01:10—Fall Feedgrain Weed Control--K-State weed management specialist Sarah Lancaster discusses fall-applied herbicides for winter annual weed control in fields which will be planted to corn or grain sorghum next spring...she talks about how the fall treatment sets the stage for effective control, and which herbicide choices best fit this strategy




00:12:06—Grain Shipping Complications--The senior economist with the IGP Institute at K-State, Guy Allen, takes a closer look at rising cost of ocean freight as a contributing factor to major grain shipment issues around the world...and how those are weighing on the grain markets:  that will be among the international grain trade topics that he'll be discussing at a special grain economics outlook forum this Saturday at K-State




00:23:06—Landscape Tree Planting--On this week's horticulture segment, K-State forester Charlie Barden talks about planting landscape ornamental trees in the fall, in the first of a two-part series:  today, he addresses well-adapted tree species selection and planting site preparation





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