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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 4, 2020

• Precision cropping data management

• Grazing management approaches for greater carbon retention in rangeland and pasture soils

• Agricultural news, and the latest “Milk Lines”

• Hazing practices for discouraging coyotes…

00:01:30 – Precision Cropping Data Management:  K-State precision agricultural engineer Ajay Sharda looks at precision cropping data management, which he says has been one of the prime topics at this winter's precision ag technology meetings...generated in part by discussions over what data service providers have to offer to the agricultural producer.

00:12:57 – Improving Carbon Retention in Pastureland:  Two featured speakers at a recent Rangeland Carbon Storage Workshop sponsored by the Society for Range Management, of which K-State is a participant:  Joel Brown of the NRCS and Justin Derner of the USDA-ARS talk about grazing management approaches for greater carbon retention in rangeland and pasture soils.

00:24:15 – Ag News:  Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines, along with this week's edition of "Milk Lines."

00:32:33 – Hazing Coyotes:  K-State wildlife specialist Charlie Lee reports on a study of hazing practices for warding coyotes away from areas occupied by people.


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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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