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Jun 2, 2020

• New wheat varieties are on the way

• The latest Farm Service Agency podcast

• Agricultural news, and the latest “Milk Lines”

• Compensating landowners for wildlife depredation…

00:01:30 – New Wheat Varieties:  K-State wheat breeders Allan Fritz and Guarong Zhang talk about the attributes of three new wheat varieties that are expected to be released by the K-State wheat program later this year...two suited for central Kansas and one for western Kansas...they discussed these at K-State's virtual Wheat Field Day last week.

00:12:53 – Farm Service Agency Podcast:  On the latest edition of FSA Coffee Talk, agricultural program specialist Carla Wikoff of the Farm Service Agency state office has the latest on the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program for agricultural producers, and the procedures for applying for CFAP payments...she advises producers to organize their commodity documentation ahead of time.

00:24:02 – Ag News:  Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines, along with this week's edition of "Milk Lines."

00:32:15 – Compensating Landowners:  K-State wildlife specialist Charlie Lee takes a look at one response to wildlife depredation to livestock or other property that's being employed in part of financial compensation to landowners for the presence of that wildlife.


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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.