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Apr 6, 2023

  • Current Kansas Land Values and Ownership
  • K-State Veterinary Diagnostic Lab Accreditation
  • Designing a Diagram for the Garden


00:01:15 – Current Kansas Land Values and Ownership: We start today’s show with a segment on Kansas land values and ownership with K-State agricultural economist, Robin Reid. Robin shares an overview of current land values and compares the current highs to those we have seen in the past. She also shares insight on which of our neighboring states have residents that own the most Kansas land.  

More on current Kansas land values and ownership from Robin's recent webinar on AgManager


00:12:11 – K-State Veterinary Diagnostic Lab Accreditation: Today we are also joined by K-State veterinarian, Gregg Hanzlicek, for an update on the recent accreditation of the K-State Veterinary Diagnostic Lab. He speaks on the significance of these accreditations and all that the diagnostic lab has to offer for Kansans and beyond.

More information on the Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory 


00:23:04 – Designing a Diagram for the Garden: With the gardening season rapidly approaching, K-State Research and Extension horticulture agent for Sedgwick County, Rebecca McMahon, ends today’s show by encouraging all gardeners to make a diagram for their garden. She explains how that can help make your gardening efforts this year more successful.    


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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.