Jun 15, 2021
00:01:00 – Assessing the Kansas Wheat Crop: K-State wheat production specialist Romulo Lollato assesses the Kansas wheat crop as it nears harvest readiness...he notes the damage caused by waterlogging in certain areas of the state; and how the hot weather over the last two weeks has impacted final grain fill
00:12:00 – FSA Coffee Talk: Agricultural program specialist Carla Wikoff of the Farm Service Agency reports on the just-announced changes to the Conservation Reserve Program, for both general and continuous C-R-P contracts...these revisions are expected to make the C-R-P even more appealing to producers and landowners
00:23:00 – Ag news: Eric Atkinson covers the day’s agricultural news headlines, including this week’s Milk Lines
00:30:53 – Prairie Dog Study: Former K-State wildlife specialist Charlie Lee covers a new study of prairie dog activity in grassland areas, and how that affects forage consumption by grazing cattle
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