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Oct 29, 2020

  • New Dicamba Herbicides
  • Precision Ag Apps Analyzed
  • Ag news
  • Attracting Songbirds in Fall, Winter

00:01:29 – New Dicamba Herbicides: K-State weed management specialist Sarah Lancaster discusses the new approval of three dicamba herbicides for use on dicamba-tolerant soybeans and cotton starting in 2021. She goes over the label restrictions that now apply to these products, including enhanced requirements for addressing the dicamba drift issue.

00:12:54 – Precision Ag Apps Analyzed: K-State precision agriculture economist Terry Griffin talks about farmer use of precision agriculture apps on their mobile devices, which is the subject of a new analysis he has authored. He says that increasing farmer reliance on such apps accents the need for improved internet access in rural areas.

00:24:16 – Ag News:  Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines.

00:32:32 – Attracting Songbirds in Fall, Winter: On this week's horticulture segment, Geary County Extension agricultural agent and ornithologist Chuck Otte offers advice on attracting songbirds to the home landscape in the fall and winter

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