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Apr 26, 2022

  • Capturing Helpful Pasture Information with Drones
  • K-State College of Veterinary Medicine’s 2022 Alumni Fellow
  • Alternative Summer Forage Options May Be Needed


00:01:00 – Capturing Helpful Pasture Information with Drones: K-State watershed specialist Will Boyer and K-State beef systems specialist Jaymelynn Farney discuss the use of imagery gathered by drones for pasture particular, they explore how drones can capture helpful information on pasture forage productivity as well as the spread and growth of invasive species, and they talk about the interpretive analytical software that makes those images useful


00:12:00 – K-State College of Veterinary Medicine’s 2022 Alumni Fellow: The 2022 Alumni Fellow for K-State's College of Veterinary Medicine, who was so honored last week:  a 1990 graduate of the college, Tolani Francisco, who has gone on to forge a dynamic career in the regulatory animal health field...she talks about her accomplishments with the USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, as well as her current position as the coordinator of the U.S. Forest Service's Wild Horse and Burro Program


00:23:00 – Alternative Summer Forage Options May Be Needed: On this week's edition of Milk Lines, K-State dairy specialist Mike Brouk talks about making summer annual forage production decisions for the dairy, with the prospect of a dry summer ahead


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