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Nov 16, 2023

  • Climate Resilient Cereals Lab
  • Introducing New Cattle to the Herd
  • Pests Seeking Warmth in Homes


00:01:05 – Climate Resilient Cereals Lab: Kicking off today’s show is K-State’s Jagger Harvey and Jared Crain to discuss a climate resilient cereals lab that will support agriculture around the world.

K-State to Lead $22M Cereal Crops Project Funded by USAID

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00:12:05 – Introducing New Cattle to the Herd: A.J. Tarpoff, K-State beef veterinarian, continues the show to talk about what producers need to think about when introducing new livestock to their herd.

Disease Concerns with New Herd Introductions


00:23:05 – Pests Seeking Warmth in Homes: Rounding out today’s show is K-State horticultural entomologist Raymond Cloyd explaining what nuisance pests might be seeking warmers places inside homes. He also mentions the benefits of cleaning up lawn and garden debris.



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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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