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Aug 10, 2022

  • FSA Relief Programs for Drought and Cattle
  • Ionospheric Weather Events Impact on Agriculture:
  • BCI’s Ask the Experts Discuss Forage Quality Concerns


00:01:00 – FSA Relief Programs for Drought and Cattle: State executive director for the Kansas Farm Service Agency, Dennis McKinney, discusses FSA opportunities for producers to seek some relief from on-going drought and help with holding on to their herd


00:12:00 – Ionospheric Weather Events Impact on Agriculture: Terry Griffin, K-State precision ag economist, covers the recently released Space Environment Engineering and Science Applications Workshop – Ionospheric Impacts (SEESAW-II) report, space weather, and the real impacts that these ionospheric weather events can have on agriculture


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00:23:00 – Beef Cattle Institute’s Ask the Experts: In this week's Beef Cattle Institute’s Ask the Experts, Brad White, Steve Ensley, and Blaine Johnson answer a question regarding forage quality concerns in late summer

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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.


K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.