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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.

Captioned episodes are available on our Agriculture Today YouTube page.

Feb 11, 2020

• Cotton production in Kansas

• The latest podcast from the Farm Service Agency

• Agricultural news, and the latest “Milk Lines”

• Coyote predation on white-tail deer…

00:01:30 – Kansas Cotton:  K-State crop production specialist Stu Duncan talks about the steady progression of cotton production in Kansas, in advance of the first-ever Great Plains Cotton Conference coming up the last week of February in Wichita, co-sponsored by Kansas State University, Oklahoma State University and Cotton, Inc...producers with any level of interest in cotton production are encouraged to attend this free event.

00:12:54 – FSA “Coffee Talk”:  On the latest edition of FSA Coffee Talk, FSA agricultural program specialist Nicole Welborn covers the current opportunities for producers and landowners to enroll in one of three Conservation Reserve Program opportunities...that includes the first general C-R-P sign-up in five years, with the deadline for enrolling for that coming up at the end of this month.

00:24:20 – Ag News:  Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines, along with this week's edition of "Milk Lines."

00:32:37 –Coyotes Preying on Deer:  K-State wildlife specialist Charlie Lee looks at multiple studies of coyote predation on white-tail deer, and if coyotes contribute to localized declines in deer numbers.


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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.


K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.