Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

Radio stations are free to use clips from any of the episodes below. Time codes and descriptions for each segment are listed in the show notes. 

A selection of fully produced segments are made available weekly on the "For Radio Stations" page at the K-State Research and Extension news page.

Captioned episodes are available on our Agriculture Today YouTube page.

Oct 30, 2019

• Applying herbicides in the fall, in advance of next year's row crop production

• An agricultural law update

• News from the 2019 National FFA Convention

• Gus van der Hoeven’s “Stop, Look and Listen…”

00:01:30 – Fall Herbicide Applications:  K-State weed management specialist Dallas Peterson talks about applying herbicides in the fall, in advance of next year's row crop production, for control of winter annual weeds...he explains the strategy behind fall treatments, and goes over the preferred herbicide options for this purpose.

00:13:00 – Agricultural Law Update:  Washburn University professor of agricultural law and taxation Roger McEowen reviews a recent court decision in western Kansas over the legality of the local enhanced management area approach to irrigation water conservation, on the part of groundwater management districts...this case is the first of what he expects to be an extended run of litigation over how much latitude the state has in regulating existing water rights.

00:24:30 – National FFA Convention:  Kansas FFA state reporter J.W. Wells reports from the first day of the 2019 National FFA Convention now underway in Indianapolis.

00:33:00 – "Stop, Look and Listen":  K-State's Gus van der Hoeven presents "Stop, Look and Listen", his weekly commentary on rural Kansas.


Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to

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.