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Apr 20, 2021

• K-State's latest Kansas Agricultural Land Value Trends book is now available

• Biofuels production expansion in Kansas

• Agricultural news, and the latest “Milk Lines”

• Grassland snake activity following a prescribed pasture burn…

00:01:30 – Land Value Book Now Available:  K-State agricultural economist Robin Reid announces that K-State's latest Kansas Agricultural Land Value Trends book is now examines land value changes over this past year on a state, regional and county basis, and breaks the data out by way of land use:  non-irrigated, irrigated and pasture/hay's a highly-valuable resource for variety of purposes.

00:12:56 – Biofuels Production Expansion in Kansas:  K-State agricultural economist Gabe Sampson goes over the findings of his new study of biofuels production expansion in Kansas, and the ensuing impact on land values and groundwater usage for crop production in the areas those biofuels plants are operating...his results will contribute to the conversations on biofuels policy and water conservation.

00:24:11 – Ag News:  Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines, along with this week's edition of "Milk Lines."

00:32:35 – Economic Impact of Invasive Wildlife:  On this week's wildlife management segment, former K-State wildlife specialist Charlie Lee reviews a study of grassland snake activity following a prescribed pasture burn.


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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.