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May 9, 2024

  • Controlling Weeds in Wheat Fields Around Harvest
  • Fieldwork Capacity Tool
  • Irrigating at Home


00:01:05 – Controlling Weeds in Wheat Fields Around Harvest: Sarah Lancaster, K-State weed specialist, gets today’s show rolling by talking about kochia and how wheat growers might be able to manage it before and after harvest.

Pre-harvest Weed Control in Wheat

Control of Late-Emerging Kochia in Wheat or Wheat Stubble


00:12:05 – Fieldwork Capacity Tool: K-State precision agricultural economist Terry Griffin continues the show by talking about an assessing fieldwork capacity tool and how farmers can utilize it.

Assessing Fieldwork Capacity in Your State


00:23:05 – Irrigating at Home: Ending the show is Jay Harris, Extension horticulture agent for the Cottonwood District, as he discusses harvesting and using rainwater for irrigating home gardens and landscapes, which is from this month’s K-State Garden Hour.

K-State Garden Hour


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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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