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Oct 24, 2019

Turning the beef cow herd out on corn and milo stover

Two Extension agricultural agents talk about how 2019 has been for their producers

Agricultural news, and the Kansas soybean update

Fall insects are out and about in the home landscape…

00:01:30 – Grazing Crop Stover:  K-State beef systems specialist Sandy Johnson talks about turning the beef cow herd out on corn and milo stover post-harvest...guidelines for evaluating the nutritional quantity that's out there, especially in the case of corn stands that have been knocked over by recent windstorms, and for determining the carrying capacity of that stover when figuring out a stocking rate.

00:13:00 – Extension Agents Review 2019:  Two district Extension agricultural agents from western Kansas talk about how 2019 has been for their producers, and about special Extension programs they've developed in their locations: Alyssa Rippe-May of the Twin Creek District and Lacey Noterman of the Wild West District.

00:24:30 – Ag News:  Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines, including this week’s Kansas soybean update.

00:33:00 – Fall Insects Are Out:  K-State horticultural entomologist Raymond Cloyd talks about several landscape insects that may draw homeowners' attention here in mid-fall, and whether anything needs to be done about them: among them, Asian lady beetles and green June bug larvae.


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