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Jul 28, 2022

  • KSRE Summer Research Fellowship
  • Preparing for Wheat Streak Mosaic Virus Now
  • Watering Trees


00:01:05—KSRE Summer Research Fellowship— K-State associate professor and director of the Pet Food Program, Greg Aldrich, and K-State Research and Extension Summer Research Fellow, Kiara McCalister from Florida A&M University share about the KSRE Summer Research Fellowship program and their work this summer developing a pet food preference evaluation method for cats

KSRE Summer Research Fellowship Website

Grain Science and Industry KSU Website

00:12:10 —Preparing for Wheat Streak Mosaic Virus Now— K-State wheat pathology specialist, Kelsey Anderson Onofre, shares her insight into wheat streak mosaic virus and what producers can do now to prevent the spread of the disease in the coming year

2021 Wheat Variety Guide (2022 guide will be released soon)

The KSU Plant Pathology Diagnostic Lab email is

Plant Pathology Diagnostic Lab Website

00:23:07—Watering Trees — We end with this week’s horticulture piece from K-State horticulturist Ward Upham says trees should be a priority for watering, especially if water use restrictions are in place


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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 Samantha Bennett and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.


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