Nov 14, 2019
• What's up and coming in the field of precision farming technology
• Agricultural news, and the Kansas soybean update
• Planting and growing amaryllis bulbs for the holiday season…
00:01:30 – Precision Agriculture Recap: K-State precision agricultural engineer Terry Griffin offers his take on what's up and coming in the field of precision farming technology, with autonomous and robotic field work systems leading the way.
00:13:00 – Precision Agriculture Recap (Part 2): Continued discussion with K-State precision agricultural engineer Terry Griffin...he talks about the economics of investing in precision technology, and tells of several opportunities for producers to learn more about precision systems that would fit their operations, including the annual precision technology conference to be hosted by the Kansas Agricultural Research and Technology Association.
00:24:30 – Ag News: Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines, including this week’s Kansas soybean update.
00:33:00 – Amaryllis Bulbs: K-State horticulturist Ward Upham talks about planting and growing amaryllis bulbs for the holiday season...how to properly pot those bulbs and encourage them to bloom prolifically.
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