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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.

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Jul 1, 2020

• Results of an herbicide field trial

• A preview of next week’s free webinar for cow-calf producers

• Today’s wheat harvest report

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

00:01:30 – Herbicide Trial Results:  K-State weed scientist Vipan Kumar goes over the results of his herbicide field trial, which tested out a number of products for their effectiveness in controlling Palmer amaranth in post-harvest wheat stubble...he also tells of a new survey of Kansas crop producers and crop consultants he's conducting on the prevalent crop weed issues in the state.

00:12:52 – Cow-Calf Webinar:  K-State beef systems specialist Justin Waggoner previews a special K-State webinar for cow-calf producers coming up next week, which will focus on herd management strategies amidst persistent dry weather and drought in numerous parts of Kansas.

00:24:03 – Wheat Harvest Report:  Today's Kansas wheat harvest update features Extension agricultural agents Allen Baker of Wichita County and Craig Dinkel of the Midway Extension District, which includes Russell and Ellsworth counties.

00:32:07 – "Stop, Look and Listen":  K-State's Gus van der Hoeven presents "Stop, Look and Listen", his weekly commentary on rural Kansas.


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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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