Aug 12, 2020
• An in-depth look at variable-rate fertilizer applications
• ...and why farmers have been slow to adopt this technology
• Agricultural news
• Gus van der Hoeven’s “Stop, Look and Listen…”
00:01:30 – Variable-Rate Fertilizer Applications: K-State precision agriculture economist Terry Griffin is joined by a gerontologist from the Arkansas Colleges of Health Education, LaVona Traywick...they cooperated on a recent study of variable-rate fertilizer applications, and why farmers have been slow to adopt that technology over the many years that it's been around.
00:12:52 – Variable-Rate Fertilizer Applications (Part 2): Continued discussion with K-State precision agriculture economist Terry Griffin, and LaVona Traywick, a gerontologist from the Arkansas Colleges of Health Education. They looked at the slow adoption of variable-rate fertilizer applications. There are both economic and generational components to their findings, and this research says a great deal about how the different farming generations embrace precision technology.
00:24:17 – Ag News: A look at the day's agricultural news headlines.
00:32:34 – "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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