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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.

Jul 2, 2019

• An update on diseases at work in Kansas row crops

• A look inside the 2019 Kansas Bluestem Pasture Report

• Agricultural news, and the latest “Milk Lines”

• Feral dogs in Kansas, and the damage they do…

00:01:30 – Row Crop Disease Update:  K-State row crop disease specialist Doug Jardine provides his periodic update on diseases at work in Kansas row crops...he highlights two conditions now turning up in young corn stands:  bacterial leaf streak and root lesion nematodes, and he talks about the chances of frog-eye leaf spot showing up in newly-planted soybeans.

00:13:00 – Kansas Bluestem Pasture Report:  The director of the Land Use Survey Center at K-State, Leah Tsoodle, talks about the just-released 2019 Kansas Bluestem Pasture annual survey of management practices in the Flint Hills region of Kansas which serves as a benchmark for pasture rental rates and other aspects of grazing management in the state.

00:24:30 – Ag News:  Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines, along with this week's edition of "Milk Lines."

00:32:56 – Feral Dogs in Kansas:  K-State wildlife specialist Charlie Lee looks at the livestock and wildlife damage caused by feral dogs in Kansas, and what can be done to control that.


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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.