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Dec 19, 2019

• Results from K-State's 2019 corn hybrid performance trials

• A preview of the Farm Financial Skills for Women in Agriculture workshops

• Planning for next year's vegetable gardening…

00:01:30 – Corn Hybrid Performance Trials:  K-State agronomist Jane Lingenfelser reports on the results from K-State's 2019 corn hybrid performance trials, which are now available to growers to help them evaluate potential hybrids for planting in 2020.

00:12:53 – Corn Hybrid Performance Trials (Part 2):  Continued discussion with K-State agronomist Jane Lingenfelser, evaluating the results from K-State's 2019 corn hybrid performance trials...she highlights, region by region, the hybrids which tended to stand out this past year.

00:24:17 – Farm Financial Skills for Women:  Agricultural economist Robin Reid and farm analyst LaVell Winsor of K-State provide another reminder about the Farm Financial Skills for Women in Agriculture workshops coming up in January and February...a series of programs to be presented locally at 32 sites around the state, with the registration deadline coming up soon.

00:24:13 – Ag News:  Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines, including this week’s Kansas soybean update.

00:32:41 – Garden Planning:  K-State horticulturist Ward Upham talks about planning for next year's vegetable gardening, including such things as mapping out planting sites, germination-testing holdover seed and ordering new 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.


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