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Mar 25, 2020

• A new publication on cover crops for grazing

• Key findings of the new 2019 Pasture Leasing Arrangements in Kansas report

• Agricultural news headlines

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

00:01:30 – New Cover Crop Publication:  K-State cropping systems agronomist John Holman takes a look at several principles of cover crop production for grazing purposes in the High Plains region, which are featured in a new publication on the topic from K-State and Colorado State University: he talks about species selection, planting a combination of species, and calculating stocking rates.

00:12:52 – Pasture Leasing Report:  K-State agricultural economist Leah Tsoodle goes over some of the key findings of the new 2019 Pasture Leasing Arrangements in Kansas report, based on a statewide survey of landowners and tenants on the particulars of pasture lease agreements...she covers some of the trends commonly found in the state.

00:24:11 – Ag News:  A look at the day's agricultural news headlines.

00:32:26 – "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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