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Mar 15, 2022

  • Russia/Ukraine and Fertilizer Prices
  • Hay Field Nutrients
  • Kansas Milk Production Ranking



00:01:07—Russia/Ukraine and Fertilizer Prices--K-State farm management economist Gregg Ibendahl walks through his new analysis of the fertilizer market impacts from the Russia/Ukraine conflict:  he breaks it down by the primary crop fertilizer nutrients and how this situation has influenced prices, and offers his outlook on fertilizer prices moving into the growing season


00:12:06—Hay Field Nutrients--K-State agronomist Bruno Pedreira talks about nutrient needs for hay ground, and why sampling for nutrient deficiencies might be a good idea this spring:  he talks about the typical nutrient extraction rates from hay production, and strategies for replenishing those ahead of this next production season


00:23:08—Kansas Milk Production Ranking--On this week's edition of Milk Lines, K-State dairy specialist Mike Brouk looks at the latest state-by-state milk production numbers, and talks about how Kansas dairy production measures up





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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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