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Jun 16, 2022

  • Addressing Blue-Green Algae Bloom Concerns
  • New Product for Reducing Ammonia Gas Emissions
  • Organic Material to Amend Soil


00:01:06—Addressing Blue-Green Algae Bloom Concerns— K-State beef extension veterinarian, AJ Tarpoff, provides cattle producers with resources and management practices to help mitigate the risks associated with blue-green algae blooms

KDHE Harmful Algal Bloom Map


00:12:04—New Product for Reducing Ammonia Gas Emissions— Phillip Lancaster, K-State beef cattle nutritionist, discusses a new product on the market that is labeled specifically for reducing ammonia gas emissions in feedlots – he goes over the product’s label and where he believes the future of this product lies


00:23:07—Organic Material to Amend Soil -- K-State Research and Extension horticulture agent for Johnson County, Dennis Patton, concludes his look at composting – the use of organic material to amend soil. In Kansas, it’s used to improve clay soils. Today, he focuses on the amount of “greens” and “browns” needed to make a good compost pile


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