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Apr 27, 2023

  • 2023 K-State CVM Alumni Fellow
  • Understanding the Farm Bill
  • Tips for the Home Landscape


00:01:10 – 2023 K-State CVM Alumni Fellow: We begin today’s program with Dr. Jay Merriam, he was recently named the 2023 K-State College of Veterinary Medicine Alumni Fellow. Today we discuss his philanthropic projects that focused on the welfare of working equine around the world.


A group of undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture here at K-State are collecting listener data from Agricutlure Today for a class project. If you have the time and are willing please feel free to take the survey at the link below. 

Link to undergraduate survey on Agriculture Today 


00:12:07 – Understanding the Farm Bill: We continue today’s show with K-State policy specialist Jenny Ifft as she provides a brief overview of the Farm Bill and discusses the upcoming K-State Farm Bill panel taking place at the Stanley Stout Center on May 2nd from 1:30 to 2:45 pm.

Link to Farm Bill panel event


00:23:04 – Tips for the Home Landscape: K-State Research and Extension horticulture agent for Johnson County, Dennis Patton, discusses steps homeowners can take to reduce water use in the home landscape.



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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