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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.

Apr 1, 2021

• What can producers expect from the Pandemic Assistance for Producers initiative?

• Weed management for cover crops

• Agricultural news, and the Kansas soybean update

• Raised bed and container gardening…

00:01:30 – Pandemic Assistance For Producers:  K-State agricultural economist Robin Reid and Farm Service Agency program specialist Todd Barrows explain what producers can expect from the Pandemic Assistance for Producers initiative and what they need to do to get it.

00:12:56 – Weed Management For Cover Crops:  Information on weed management with cover crops from the War Against Weeds podcast co-hosted by K-State weed science specialist Sarah Lancaster.

00:24:24 – Ag News:  Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines; also, this week’s Kansas soybean update.

00:32:29 – Raised Bed and Container Gardening:  Lyon County Extension horticulture agent Travis Carmichael looks at raised bed and container gardening.


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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.