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Nov 3, 2020

• Remembering Barry Flinchbaugh

• The latest FSA Coffee Talk podcast

• Agricultural news, and the latest “Milk Lines”

• Deer hunting with crossbows…

00:01:30 – Remembering Barry Flinchbaugh:  A tribute to renowned K-State agricultural policy specialist Barry Flinchbaugh, who unexpectedly passed away overview of his career of outstanding service to agriculture as a much-sought-after advisor on agricultural policy, as a state and national contributor to the development of farm programs, and as a teacher to thousands of students over his 49-year association with Kansas State University.

00:12:55 – Farm Service Agency Podcast:  On the latest edition of FSA Coffee Talk, the state director of the Farm Service Agency, David Schemm, provides an update on an assortment of USDA program activity ongoing in Kansas, including the latest numbers on Coronavirus Food Assistance Program payments, and the high demand for USDA farm loans.

00:24:17 – Ag News:  Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines, along with this week's edition of "Milk Lines."

00:32:21 – Crossbows for Deer Hunting:  K-State wildlife specialist Charlie Lee discusses the increasing interest in using crossbows for deer hunting, and why the hunting community should be more receptive to that bowhunting option.


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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.