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Jun 9, 2020

• Herbicide alternatives to dicamba products

• The legal side of the recent dicamba ruling

• Agricultural news, and the latest “Milk Lines”

• A look at wildlife and coronaviruses…

00:01:30 – Dicamba Alternatives:  K-State weed management specialist Sarah Lancaster talks about herbicide alternatives to the three dicamba products whose registrations were recently vacated by a court ruling, for application to dicamba-tolerant soybeans and cotton: she goes over the label restrictions that go with those options and their weed control performance expectations.

00:12:43 – Agricultural Law Update:  Washburn University professor of agricultural law Roger McEowen follows up with the just-announced position of the Environmental Protection Agency regarding farmers' use of those three dicamba products they have on essence, the E-P-A has given the go-ahead for such applications through the end of July.

00:23:51 – Ag News:  Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines, along with this week's edition of "Milk Lines."

00:32:10 – Coronaviruses and Wildlife:  K-State wildlife specialist Charlie Lee talks about the research on the multiple types of coronavirus carried by wildlife, and what that research suggests about how the COVID-19 pandemic got started.


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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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