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Apr 2, 2024

  • Wheat Viruses and Diseases, Part 1
  • Wheat Viruses and Diseases, Part 2
  • 2024 Kansas Distinguished Dairy


00:01:05 – Wheat Viruses and Diseases, Part 1: In a two-part segment, K-State Extension wheat pathologists and disease specialists, Kelsey Andersen Onofre and Erick DeWolf discuss wheat streak mosaic, wheat soilborne mosaic virus, wheat spindle streak mosaic virus, barley yellow dwarf and stripe rust. They talk about what growers should be scouting for and what they should do to prepare.


00:12:05 – Wheat Viruses and Diseases, Part 2: Kelsey Andersen Onofre and Erick Dewolf continue their conversation. 

Outlook for Stripe Rust in 2024 Kansas Wheat Crop

Foliar Fungicide Efficacy for Wheat Disease Management

Plant Disease Diagnostic Lab


00:23:05 – 2024 Kansas Distinguished Dairy: K-State dairy specialist Mike Brouk ends today’s show by introducing us to the recipients of the 2024 Kansas Distinguished Dairy – Steve and Cindi Ohlde and their family with Ohlde Family Farms that has six sites.


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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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