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Jun 24, 2021

  • Financial Benchmarking Tool
  • Kansas Wheat Harvest Report
  • Ag news
  • Vegetable Harvest Tips



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.


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.