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Dec 21, 2023

  • Getting Ready for Calving Season
  • K-State Agricultural Research in 2023
  • Is the Seed Still Good?


00:01:05 – Getting Ready for Calving Season: A.J. Tarpoff, K-State Extension beef veterinarian, starts today’s show by reminding cattle producers what should be in their calving kit to make sure they are prepared for calving season.

K-State Calving Schools


00:12:05 – K-State Agricultural Research in 2023: Continuing the show is Jane Schuh, director of K-State Research and Extension and associate dean of research and graduate programs for the college of agriculture, as she talks about agricultural research in 2023 and what she is excited for in the future.


00:23:05 – Is the Seed Still Good?: K-State horticulturist Ward Upham ends today’s show by offering tips for determining whether old garden seed is still viable for use in the spring.


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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 Shelby Varner 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.