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May 23, 2024

  • Farm Bill Update
  • Metabolic Resistance in Weeds
  • Adding Nitrogen Fertilizer


00:01:05 – Farm Bill Update: Beginning today’s show is Flinchbaugh agricultural policy chair Jenny Ifft as she provides an update on the Farm Bill. Jenny explains what the key talking points of the bill currently are and where they stand.


00:12:05 – Metabolic Resistance in Weeds: K-State weed scientist, Jeremie Kouame, keeps the show rolling as he talks about metabolic resistance in weeds and the issue that it will create for farmers.

Metabolic Resistance: A Pressing Threat Requiring Immediate Action


00:23:05 – Adding Nitrogen Fertilizer: Gregg Eyestone, K-State Research and Extension horticulture agent for Riley County, ends today's show discussing the different options for adding nitrogen fertilizer to plants that might be looking a little pale or garden crops that aren’t doing as well.



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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.


K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan