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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.

Jan 28, 2020

• The economic feasibility of autonomous farming systems

• The first installment of FSA Coffee Talk

• The Texas Horned Lizard…

00:01:30 – Autonomous Farming Systems:  K-State ​precision agriculture economist Terry Griffin talks about the economic feasibility of autonomous farming systems, which have become the premiere topic at several precision agricultural technology conferences he has participated in this winter...he also touches upon the ongoing issue of how best to utilize and manage precision data collected at the farm level.

00:12:57 – FSA Coffee Talk:  The state director of the Farm Service Agency, David Schemm, is the first contributor to a new bi-weekly series called FSA Coffee Talk, where specialists from the FSA state office will pass along the latest USDA program information to agricultural producers: David opens the series by reminding producers of several important program deadlines coming up soon.

00:24:22 – Ag News:  Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines, along with this week's edition of "Milk Lines."

00:24:22 – Texas Horned Lizard:  K-State wildlife specialist Charlie Lee takes a look at an effort to conserve the Texas horned lizard, a reptile commonly found in a large part of Kansas and other plains states.


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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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