Jun 24, 2021
00:01:13 – Financial Benchmarking Tool: K-State agricultural economist Robin Reid talks about using financial ratios for benchmarking the economic performance of one's farm or ranch operation...she has just updated K-State's benchmarking tool that allows producers to compare their financial status to that of peers around the state, using the very latest Kansas Farm Management Association data
00:12:08 –Wheat Harvest Report: The first of the wheat harvest updates featuring county and district Extension agriculture agents around Kansas: today's report is from agents Justin Goodno of Barber County and Kelsey Nordyke of Cowley County
00:23:15 – Ag News: Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines
00:31:11 – Vegetable Harvest Tips: On this week's horticulture segment, K-State horticulturist Ward Upham offers recommendations to home gardeners on harvesting onions, garlic and potatoes
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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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