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Jan 4, 2022

  • Grain Sorghum’s Carbon Footprint
  • Farm Risk Management Training
  • Extra Dairy Cow Attention



00:01:05—Grain Sorghum’s Carbon Footprint--K-State environmental quality agronomist Peter Tomlinson discusses two topics:  a new K-State project sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy that will study the carbon intensity of grain sorghum production on a field-wide basis, as a determinant of sorghum's value as feedstock for ethanol production...and new information his research has generated on putting a nutrient value on livestock waste when used as a crop field fertilizer source



00:12:08—Farm Risk Management Training--From K-State's Department of Agricultural Economics, LaVell Winsor and Robin Reid put out a reminder about the upcoming informational sessions on Risk Management Skills for Kansas Women in Agriculture, with the first session slated for next week...they go over the key topics that these will cover and how these will benefit those who participate



00:23:06—Extra Dairy Cow Attention--On this week's edition of Milk Lines, K-State dairy specialist Mike Brouk talks about pre-fresh cow care during harshly cold winter weather





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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.


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