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Mar 10, 2020

• Advances in beef genetic selection and management

• A Kansas Master Farmer/Master Farm Homemaker profile

• FSA “Coffee Talk,” and the latest “Milk Lines”

• A wildlife repellent option for crop seed…

00:01:30 – Advances in Beef Genetic Selection:  A featured speaker at K-State's 2020 Cattlemen's Day last Friday: the vice-president of beef programs with Select Sires, Lorna Marshall, talks about advances in beef genetic selection and management, and the opportunities those present for cattle producers in moving the beef industry forward.

00:12:53 – Kansas Master Farmer/Master Farm Homemaker:  Another of the six Kansas farm and ranch couples who will be inducted into the Kansas Master Farmer/Master Farm Homemaker program in ceremonies this Friday in Manhattan:  featured today are Mark and Eva Gardiner of Clark County.

00:24:19 – FSA “Coffee Talk”:  On the latest edition of FSA Coffee Talk, the public relations and outreach specialist with the Farm Service Agency in Kansas, Kitra Cooper, tells of several FSA grassroots roundtable meetings for producers and others coming up around the state in the weeks ahead; also, this week's edition of "Milk Lines."

00:32:43 – Wildlife Repellent Option:  K-State wildlife specialist Charlie Lee talks about anthraquinone as a wildlife repellent on crop seed.


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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.