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Apr 28, 2022

  • Kochia Control in Wheat
  • KARL Program Update
  • Ornamental Flower Selection



00:01:09—Kochia Control in Wheat--K-State weed management specialist Sarah Lancaster discusses options for controlling kochia in actively growing wheat fields, as well as in wheat stubble following harvest as a long-range control approach...she harps upon being selective in choosing a herbicide for either of those treatments, as this weed has proven resistant to various herbicide types



00:12:08—KARL Program Update--The president of the Kansas Agriculture and Rural Leadership program based at K-State, Jill Zimmerman, recaps the leadership development experiences of KARL Class XV, which will be graduating soon...that included a just-concluded international trip to the United Arab Emirates, where the class learned about food consumption by one of the fastest-growing populations in the world



00:23:07—Ornamental Flower Selection--On this week's horticulture segment, Sedgwick County Extension horticulture agent Matthew McKernan discusses ornamental flower selection, which is the topic he will cover in the next K-State Garden Hour webinar this coming Wednesday




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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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