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Nov 7, 2023

  • Anhydrous Ammonia Application
  • Tax Planning and Strategies
  • Preparing for Cold Weather


00:01:05 – Anhydrous Ammonia Application: K-State soil fertility specialist Dorivar Ruiz Diaz starts today’s show by sharing information about anhydrous ammonia applications in the fall. 

Considerations for Fall Applications of Anhydrous Ammonia


00:12:05 – Tax Planning and Strategies: Continuing the show is Kansas Farm Management Association economists, Chelsea Plummer and Tressie Mitzner, to discuss end of year tax considerations. Robin Reid, K-State agricultural economist, also joins the conversation with details for a tax strategy educational series that is upcoming.

Tax Strategies for Midwestern Farm and Ranch Women



00:23:05 – Preparing for Cold Weather: Mike Brouk, K-State dairy specialist, rounds out today’s show by encouraging producers to have a plan in place to care for their calves and young stock before the really cold weather. He covers things the plan should include.


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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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