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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 18, 2020

• New herbicide options for row crop producers

• More from the Midwest Cover Crops Council Conference

• Agricultural news, and the latest “Milk Lines”

• The repeal of the 2015 Waters of the United States rule…

00:01:30 – New Herbicide Options:  K-State weed management specialist Sarah Lancaster talks about what's new in herbicide options for row crop producers as spring draws nearer, including a couple of new pre-mix products that have been evaluated in K-State trials...she also talks about label changes that producers should know about.

00:12:52 – Cover Crops Conference:  Two more interviews from the 2020 Midwest Cover Crops Council Conference last week near Kansas City:  University of Nebraska agricultural engineer Paul Jasa talks about improving soil structure via cover crop production, and the mechanics of cover crop establishment; and K-State's Sarah Lancaster looks at cover crops as a means of weed suppression.

00:23:57 – Ag News:  Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines, along with this week's edition of "Milk Lines."

00:32:19 – Water Rule Repealed:  K-State wildlife specialist Charlie Lee talks about the repeal of the 2015 Waters of the United States rule, and the implications for wildlife wetland resources.


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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.


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