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Nov 9, 2021

  • Pasture Risk Insurance
  • Weed Management Challenges
  • Dairy Employee Relations


00:01:08—Pasture Risk Insurance--K-State risk management specialist Jenny Ifft discusses how the USDA's Pasture, Rangeland and Forage Insurance coverage works, and its performance as a risk management tool for livestock producers in times of drought...the deadline for enrolling in PRF coverage for 2022 is December 1st



00:12:07—Weed Management Challenges--K-State weed management specialist Sarah Lancaster takes up two topics:  strategies for controlling the family of mustard weeds in wheat and on other crop ground in the coming weeks...and her thoughts on adapting one's weed management to anticipated shortage, and higher costs, of certain popular herbicide products in 2022



00:23:09—Dairy Employee Relations--On this week's edition of Milk Lines, K-State dairy specialist Mike Brouk offers suggestions on retaining employees in the dairy operation





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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.