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Jul 15, 2021

  • Crop Irrigation Advances
  • Irrigation Efficiency Research
  • Wheat Harvest Update
  • Landscape Insect Pests


00:01:08—Crop Irrigation Advances--K-State water resource engineer Jonathan Aguilar discusses the latest technological and management advances in crop irrigation, drawing from his extensive research and evaluation programs at multiple locations around Kansas:   he talks up the use of information feedback in making crop watering decisions, citing three "triggers" patterns, soil moisture content, and the condition of crop plants, and the technologies that generate that information


00:12:10—Irrigation Efficiency Research--More from K-State’s Jonathan Aguilar…on this segment, he provides an update on some of the research activity taking place at the numerous Water Technology Farms scattered throughout the state


00:23:12—Wheat Harvest Update--Today's Kansas wheat harvest report features Extension agricultural agent Cody Miller of the Phillips-Rooks Extension District in north-central Kansas…and Greg Akagi presents this week’s Kansas Soybean Update


00:31:13—Landscape Insect Pests--On this week's horticulture segment, K-State horticultural entomologist Raymond Cloyd reports on a variety of insects evident in home landscapes right now:  green June beetles, Japanese beetles, whiteflies and midges, and how to control them if necessary





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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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