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Feb 22, 2023


  • Farm Service Agency Program Updates and Kansas Profile
  • Benefits of Participating in Voluntary Water Programs
  • BCI's Ask the Experts: Managing Confined Cattle in Muddy Areas


00:01:06  — Farm Service Agency Program Updates and Kansas Profile: Kansas Farm Service Agency agricultural program specialist, Emily Evans, has information on ERP Phase 2, PARP, ARC/PLC, and NAP programming through the FSA. We also tune into Kansas Profile with Ron Wilson from the Huck Boyd National Institute for Rural Development. In this program Ron features Leffler Prime Performance.

More information on Kansas FSA programs available

More from Kansas Profile with Ron Wilson


00:12:02  — Benefits of Participating in Voluntary Water Programs: We continue our Kansas water series with K-State economist, Bill Golden. He has done extensive research over the years analyzing the benefits for producers that participate in voluntary programs such as local enhanced management areas (LEMAs) and water conservation areas. This work has allowed for producers to increase water use efficiencies and production efficiencies in ways that they never thought possible before.


More information on Sheridan 6 and local enhanced management areas 

More research articles on water policy work in Kansas on AgManager


00:23:01  — BCI's Ask the Experts: Managing Confined Cattle in Muddy Areas: K-State's Brad White, Bob Larson, and Phillip Lancaster answer a listener's question on managing cattle in confined areas with muddy conditions. 


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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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