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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.

Oct 17, 2019

• Seasonal parasite control for the cattle herd

• The latest Cattle Chat podcast

• Agricultural news, and the Kansas soybean update

• Post-seeding management of newly-planted cool-season lawns…

00:01:30 – Parasite Control for Cattle:  K-State veterinarian Gregg Hanzlicek discusses seasonal parasite control for the cattle herd, focusing on the options for strategically de-worming cattle coming off grass as well as controlling lice through the late fall and winter...he goes over the practical control alternatives for producers to consider.

00:13:00 – Beef Cattle Institute Podcast:  Excerpts from another Cattle Chat podcast from the Beef Cattle Institute at K-State, with the central topic of designing working facilities for better flow of cattle at working time...featured are veterinarians Brad White and Bob Larson, cow-calf specialist Bob Weaber, livestock economist Dustin Pendell and cattle handling equipment professional Joseph Link.

00:24:30 – Ag News:  Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines, including this week’s Kansas soybean update.

00:33:01 – Management of Newly-Seeded Lawns:  K-State turfgrass specialist Jared Hoyle talks about post-seeding management of newly-planted cool-season lawns, centering on nutrient management and weed control.


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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.