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Nov 2, 2022

  • FSA Update and Information on Crop Pest Management Schools
  • Pasture, Rainfall and Forage Insurance Sign Up Deadline
  • BCI’s Ask the Experts: The Best Time to Wean Calves


00:01:00 – FSA Update and Information on Crop Pest Management Schools: Chris Thurston, state coordinator for the Kansas Farm Service Agency, discusses FSA’s offerings for veterans. Also, Jeanne Falk Jones, K-State multi-county agronomist, previews the upcoming 2022 Crop Pest Management Schools.

Agronomy eUpdate about the 2022 Crop Pest Management Schools

Link to more information and registration for the 2022 Crop Pest Management Schools

00:12:00 – Pasture, Rainfall and Forage Insurance Sign Up Deadline: K-State agricultural policy specialist, Jenny Ifft, provides information on Pasture, Rainfall, and Forage Insurance including how the product works, payments that producers have received in the past year, and the upcoming sign-up deadline.

Jenny's Beef Tips article about Forage Insurance

00:23:00 – Beef Cattle Institute’s Ask the Experts: K-State experts Brad White, Dustin Pendell, and Bob Larson answer a cow-calf producer’s question on when is the best time to wean calves.

BCI Cattle Chat Podcast

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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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