Jan 27, 2021
00:01:29 – New Chemical Weed Control Guide: K-State weed management specialist Sarah Lancaster shares some of the new herbicide information that's found in K-State's 2021 Chemical Weed Control Guide, including new product registrations and label revisions. She also talks about the lineup of volatility reduction agents that will be required for dicamba applications to resistant soybeans and cotton.
00:12:53 – New Weather-data Tools for Producers: K-State meteorologist Chip Redmond provides an update on the bevy of weather information and tools for agricultural producers on K-State's Mesonet website. He cites two new features: a winter wheat growing degree unit report and a precipitation accumulation chart, drawing from readings from the Mesonet weather stations all across Kansas.
00:24:18 – Ag News: Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines.
00:32:32 – Rural Kansas Commentary: K-State's Gus van der Hoeven presents "Stop, Look and Listen," his weekly commentary on life in rural Kansas.
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