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Feb 15, 2022

  • Early Kochia Herbicide Options
  • Grain Trade and Political Tensions
  • Dairy Summer Heat Preparation



00:01:10—Early Kochia Herbicide Options--K-State weed scientist Vipan Kumar advises crop producers on herbicide selection for pre-emergence control of kochia...a weed that has become increasingly resistant to herbicide treatments:  he goes over the recommended two-pronged approach to kochia control and the herbicide combinations that are likely to get the job done



00:12:12—Grain Trade and Political Tensions--Senior economist Guy Allen of the IGP Institute at K-State offers his monthly status report on international grain trade and U.S. grain export opportunities:  he centers this time on the political unrest tied to the Russia/Ukraine situation, as well as Russia's apparently stronger bond with China, and what those developments mean to U.S. grain business abroad




00:23:05—Dairy Summer Heat Preparation--On this week's edition of Milk Lines, K-State dairy specialist Mike Brouk talks about preparing dairy facilities now for the summer heat to come, with the motivation of an expected rise in milk prices coming



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