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Dec 12, 2019

• Identifying and correcting sulfur deficiencies in wheat stands

• A preview of the 2020 Women Managing the Farm Conference

• Agricultural news, and the Kansas soybean update

• Dormant seeding bare spots in a cool-season lawn…

00:01:30 – Sulfur Deficiencies in Wheat Stands:  K-State crop nutrient specialist Dorivar Ruiz-Diaz talks about identifying and correcting sulfur deficiencies in wheat stands...he says this sulfur shortage is becoming evident in more parts of Kansas, and producers may want to address deficient fields with a topdress sulfur application this winter.

00:12:57 – Women Managing the Farm 2020:  K-State Global Campus program coordinator Janel Koons preview the 2020 Women Managing the Farm Conference, co-sponsored by K-State Research and Extension, which takes place in February in Manhattan:  this highly-successful event will feature several speakers on assorted topics of interest, including farmland transitions from one generation to the next, the impact of trade issues on agriculture, and challenges in farm family health and well-being.

00:24:13 – Ag News:  Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines, including this week’s Kansas soybean update. 

00:32:32 – Fixing Bare Spots:  K-State turfgrass specialist Jared Hoyle talks about dormant seeding bare spots in a cool-season lawn.


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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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