Jul 18, 2023
00:01:06 – Farm Bill and Agriculture Policy in the '90s: Jenny Ifft, K-State agriculture policy specialist, begins today’s show with information about the farm bill and agriculture policy in the 1990s. Decoupled payments is one thing that took place during this time and Jenny describes what they are and their impact.
00:12:05 – Household Pests, Japanese Beetles and Brown Recluse Spiders: K-State crop entomologist Jeff Whitworth continues today’s show as he discusses household pests. He shares information and control methods for Japanese beetles and brown recluse spiders.
00:23:08 – Homogenized Milk Prices: Rounding out today’s show is K-State dairy specialist Mike Brouk as he discusses price variation of a gallon of homogenized milk – for both consumers and dairy farmers – in the Central Milk Marketing Order.
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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 Shelby Varner and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.
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