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Radio stations are free to use clips from any of the episodes below. Time codes and descriptions for each segment are listed in the show notes. 

A selection of fully produced segments are made available weekly on the "For Radio Stations" page at the K-State Research and Extension news page.

Captioned episodes are available on our Agriculture Today YouTube page.

Jul 29, 2021

  • Farmland Lease Rates Estimates
  • Pasture Cattle Fly Control
  • Agricultural News Headlines
  • Starting in Organic Gardening


00:01:09--Cropland Lease Rates--K-State farm management economist Gregg Ibendahl talks about his new estimates of non-irrigated farmland lease rates for each county in Kansas...he drew upon several informational sources, including Kansas Farm Management Association data, to come up with average rental rates for dryland crop ground, which he says is very useful information as tenants and landlords negotiate leases for the next cropping season


00:12:09--Cattle Fly Control--K-State veterinary entomologist Cassandra Olds discusses late-summer control of flies for pasture cattle...she explains why fly populations tend to build up at this stage of the summer, and offers her recommendations on controlling those for the remainder of the grazing season


00:23:16--Agricultural News--Eric Atkinson covers the lead agricultural news stories of the day, and Greg Akagi presents this week’s edition of the Kansas Soybean Update


00:31:07--Organic Gardening Basics--On this week's horticulture segment, Johnson County Extension horticulture agent Zac Hoppenstedt talks about the basic approaches to organic home gardening...that will be the topic he covers in the upcoming K-State Garden Hour webinar next Wednesday