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Mar 3, 2022

  • Wheat Topdressing Decisions
  • Russia/Ukraine Ag Impact
  • Flower Bed Design



00:01:09—Wheat Topdressing Decisions--K-State crop nutrient specialist Dorivar Ruiz-Diaz offers his latest advice on topdressing winter wheat with nitrogen in the coming days...he says that even at these astronomically high fertilizer prices, research shows that a topdress application at the full rate still pays off...and he looks at the merits of split-applying nitrogen based on the current condition of a wheat stand




00:12:05—Russia/Ukraine Ag Impacts--K-State agricultural economist Allen Featherstone talks about the emerging ramifications of the Russian invasion of Ukraine on the U.S. agricultural sector...that will be the theme of a series of K-State on-line sessions next week, which will cover the macroeconomic, production and trade effects, the impacts on energy and fertilizer prices, and the implications for the grain and livestock markets




00:23:05—Flower Bed Design--On this week's horticulture segment, Lyon County Extension horticulture agent Travis Carmichael talks about landscape flower bed design, which was the topic he addressed in this month's K-State Garden Hour webinar yesterday




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