Jun 17, 2020
• Producers can now compare the economic condition of their operation with their Kansas peers
• Wheat kernel diseases that could turn up at harvest time
• Agricultural news headlines
• Gus van der Hoeven’s “Stop, Look and Listen…”
00:01:30 – Comparing Your Numbers: K-State agricultural economist Robin Reid tells producers about a highly-useful tool for comparing the economic state of their farms to those of their peers in the state, found at the agmanager.info web site out of K-State: the KSU Farm Financial Benchmarking Tool has just been updated with new numbers from the Kansas Farm Management Association for analyzing how one's operation stacks up financially.
00:12:56 – Wheat Kernel Diseases: K-State wheat disease specialist Kelsey Andersen talks about wheat kernel diseases that could turn up at harvest time, and what steps producers would want to take to manage around those: head scab, loose smut and common bunt.
00:24:23 – Ag News: A look at the day's agricultural news headlines.
00:32:29 – "Stop, Look and Listen": K-State's Gus van der Hoeven presents "Stop, Look and Listen", his weekly commentary on rural Kansas.
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