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Feb 6, 2024

  • Great Plains Cotton Conference
  • Food Producer Workshops
  • Wanting to Rebuild K-State's Dairy Unit


00:01:05 – Great Plains Cotton Conference: Kicking off today’s show is K-State’s Sarah Lancaster and Logan Simon as they preview the Great Plains Cotton Conference taking place towards the end of February.

Conference Schedule

Gaylon: or 919-259-4137

Shelley: or 806-670-3250


00:12:05 – Food Producer Workshops: Director of From the Land of Kansas program, Sammy Gleason, continues the show with information about Local Food Producer workshops and how the From the Land of Kansas supports producers.

Food Producers Workshops


00:23:05 – Wanting to Rebuild K-State's Dairy Unit: Mike Brouk, K-State dairy specialist, ends today’s show by discussing the university’s efforts to secure funding to rebuild its Dairy Research and Training Unit which has been in operation since 1977.


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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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