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May 5, 2022

  • Ukraine Grain Update
  • Insecticidal Seed Treatments
  • Poison Ivy Control


00:01:10—Ukraine Grain Update--A visiting professor at K-State from the Vinnytsia National Agrarian University in Ukraine, Antonina Broyaka, provides an update on the state of agriculture in that war-ravaged country, focusing on grain production and exports...she was featured in a special webinar on that topic hosted by K-State agricultural economics earlier this week...among other things, she describes the efforts to re-route grain export shipments out of Ukraine, because of the loss of access to shipping ports



00:12:08—Insecticidal Seed Treatments--K-State crop entomologist Jeff Whitworth advises alfalfa growers that most stands are past the stage of needing treatment for alfalfa weevils...and he reminds corn growers who have already planted this year's crop about the limited duration of corn insecticidal seed treatments, and cautions soybean growers about that likewise



00:23:08—Poison Ivy Control--On this week's horticulture segment, K-State horticulturist Ward Upham covers how to identify, and get rid of, poison ivy in the home landscape





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