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Feb 19, 2019

On today’s episode: maintaining a mutually-beneficial working relationship with landlords; addressing glyphosate-resistant kochia problems; agricultural news, and the latest “Milk Lines”; pocket gopher damage control in alfalfa stands…

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.

00:01:30 – Good Landlord–Tenant Relations:  K-State agricultural economist Mykel Taylor talks about what farmers can do to maintain a mutually-beneficial working relationship with landlords:  she urges producers to treat their landlords as partners in their operations, and to fully inform them of what's being done on their land.

00:13:01 – Glyphosate-Resistant Kochia:  K-State weed management specialist Dallas Peterson talks about addressing glyphosate-resistant kochia problems with a pre-plant herbicide treatment as soon as field conditions allow:  he goes over the recommended herbicide options for various cropping scenarios, based on K-State field trials.

00:24:31 – Ag News:  Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines, along with this week's edition of "Milk Lines."

00:33:00 – Pocket Gophers in Alfalfa:  K-State wildlife specialist Charlie Lee covers a new study on pocket gopher damage control in alfalfa stands.


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