Apr 7, 2020
• The latest Farm Service Agency podcast
• Agricultural news, and the latest “Milk Lines”
• Managing feral cat activity…
00:01:30 – Farm Finance Webinars: K-State agricultural economists Lavell Winsor and Robin Reid preview two K-State informational webinars that will take place tonight and tomorrow, centering on farm financial and management issues associated with the COVID-19 outbreak...they'll outline the open forum format that will highlight these sessions, saying that any farm family member can participate.
00:12:42 – Farm Service Agency Podcast: On the latest edition of "F-S-A Coffee Talk", Farm Service Agency chief program specialist Carla Wicoff reports on several Conservation Reserve Program matters of interest, including the ongoing sign-up for the C-R-P grassland program, and the enrollment successes in Kansas from the recent general C-R-P sign-up...she also talks about recommended alternatives to conducting scheduled prescribed burns of C-R-P acreage because of the COVID-19 situation.
00:23:51 – Ag News: Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines, along with this week's edition of "Milk Lines."
00:32:09 – Feral Cat Management: K-State wildlife specialist Charlie Lee covers a new report evaluating one method of contending with feral cat problems: the "trap, neuter and release" approach.
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