May 21, 2020
• An in-depth look at the 2019 Kansas Net Farm Income summary
• A review of several prevalent home landscape insect pests…
00:01:30 – 2019 Kansas Net Farm Income: A discussion of the results from the just-released 2019 Kansas Net Farm Income summary from the Kansas Farm Management Association, featuring: the average net income statewide, as well as the region-by-region averages; the percentage of those income numbers attributable to government payments; and comments on the general economic state of farmers and ranchers in each of the six association regions...the guests are KFMA executive director Kevin Herbel and associate director Mark Dikeman, along with area economists Jordan Steele, Logan Hedlund, Will Feldkamp, Bryan Manny, Chelsea Plummer and Dillon Rapp.
00:12:52 – 2019 Kansas Net Farm Income: Part 2.
00:24:16 – 2019 Kansas Net Farm Income: Part 3 (conclusion).
00:32:41 – Home Landscape Insect Pests: K-State horticultural entomologist Raymond Cloyd talks about several prevalent landscape insect pests currently, including European elm flea beetles and eastern tent caterpillars on landscape trees.
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