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Jun 17, 2021

  • Herbicide Spraying Adjustments
  • Value of Cow-Calf Genetic Testing
  • Ag news
  • Bagworms, Mosquitoes, Ticks and Chiggers



00:01:00 – Herbicide Spraying Adjustments: K-State weed management specialist Sarah Lancaster talks about the adjustments that crop producers and commercial herbicide applicators should make in their herbicide spraying during these unusually hot days for mid-June...she talks about how the high temperatures can adversely impact weed control performance and possibly cause injury to the crop itself


00:11:55 – Value of Cow-Calf Genetic Testing: K-State beef geneticist Jennifer Bormann talks about the value of genetic testing for cow-calf producers, and why thorough data is essential for making that useful in genetic was the topic of the latest Cattle Chat podcast from the Beef Cattle Institute at K-State


00:22:56 – Ag news: Eric Atkinson covers the day’s agricultural news headlines, including this week’s Soybean Update


00:30:49 – Insects in the Home Landscape: K-State horticultural entomologist Raymond Cloyd addresses several current insect troubles in home landscapes and what to do about them: bagworms on evergreens, mosquitoes, ticks and chiggers


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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 Eric Atkinson and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.


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