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Feb 1, 2022

  • Updated Paraquat Regulations
  • On-Farm Experimentation Push
  • Milk Consumption Trends



00:01:10—Updated Paraquat Regulations--K-State weed management specialist Sarah Lancaster talks about the role that paraquat herbicide could play this crop production season as a burndown alternative to glyphosate, which may be in short supply this spring...she reviews the very latest regulations on paraquat applications which producers and commercial applicators need to be familiar with before committing to this herbicide option



00:12:11—On-Farm Experimentation Push--K-State precision agricultural economist Terry Griffin talks about a new initiative on the part of a global network of leading precision agriculture scientists, promoting on-farm crop production research...he says this approach will lean on the mass of production data that producers have been accumulating, leading to information that will benefit producers at the individual field level



00:23:06—Milk Consumption Trends--On this week's edition of Milk Lines, K-State dairy specialist Mike Brouk looks at the latest report on milk consumption in the U.S. and what that's signaling to the dairy industry




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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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