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May 5, 2020

• Herbicide considerations when replacing failed winter wheat with an alternate crop

• Details on the USDA's Wildfires and Hurricanes Indemnity Program Plus

• Agricultural news, and the latest “Milk Lines”

• Some “inside info” for fishing enthusiasts…

00:01:30 – Crop Replacement Herbicide Considerations:  K-State weed science specialist Sarah Lancaster talks about the herbicide considerations when replacing failed winter wheat with an alternate crop this spring...she emphasizes the wide variation in waiting interval, depending on the replacement crop and the herbicide compound itself, and she looks at the best options for terminating the wheat crop before re-planting that acreage.

00:12:53 – A “Plus” For Producers:  On the latest edition of FSA Coffee Talk, farm program specialist Dara Conley of the Farm Service Agency state office invites agricultural producers to apply for assistance through the USDA's Wildfires and Hurricanes Indemnity Program Plus...the "plus" referring to the additional eligibility now approved for producers who endured losses from extreme drought or excessive moisture the last two growing seasons.

00:24:11 – Ag News:  Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines, along with this week's edition of "Milk Lines."

00:32:16 – “Inside Info” for Fishing Enthusiasts:  K-State wildlife specialist Charlie Lee talks about the spawning habits of the leading sport fish in Kansas, which can serve as a guide to fishing success.


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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.