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Jan 11, 2022

  • Grain Sorghum Performance
  • USDA Wildfire Aid
  • Dry Dairy Cow Timeline



00:01:06—Grain Sorghum Performance--K-State agronomist Jane Lingenfelser reports on the top-performing hybrids in K-State's 2021 Grain Sorghum Performance Test...the results from nine sites in Kansas are now available to growers to aid in their seed selection for planting this spring...she also passes along the standout hybrids in K-State's Oilseed Sunflower Performance Test at three sites in the state



00:12:04—USDA Wildfire Aid--Farm program chief Todd Barrows of the Farm Service Agency covers several timely items of interest to Kansas agricultural producers:  upcoming deadlines for 220 ARC and PLC program enrollment and for the Spot Market Hog Pandemic Program....and opportunities for relief for those hard-hit by last month's wildfires through the USDA's Livestock Indemnity Program and Emergency Livestock Assistance Program



00:23:07—Dry Dairy Cow Timeline--On this week's edition of Milk Lines, K-State dairy specialist Mike Brouk talks about individually managing the dry period of dairy cows, and how that affects their milking performance





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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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