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Dec 16, 2020

• Results from results of K-State's 2020 Corn Hybrid Performance Test

• Agricultural news

• Gus van der Hoeven’s “Stop, Look and Listen…”

00:01:30 – Corn Hybrid Performance Test Results:  K-State agronomist Jane Lingenfelser covers the results of K-State's 2020 Corn Hybrid Performance Test, which evaluated hybrids at 15 dryland and irrigated test locations around Kansas—she’ll go over the growing conditions this past season and how they impacted the field trials...and she highlights, location by location, the top-yielding hybrids.

00:12:50 – Corn Hybrid Performance Test Results (Part 2):  More from K-State agronomist Jane Lingenfelser’s overview of K-State's 2020 Corn Hybrid Performance Test, including results from the short season trials in southeast Kansas, and the irrigated trials out west… as well as how growers can best use the performance test information in their hybrid selection decisions for 2021 production.

00:24:10 – Ag News:  A look at the day's agricultural news headlines.

00:32:30 – "Stop, Look and Listen":  K-State's Gus van der Hoeven presents "Stop, Look and Listen", his weekly commentary on rural Kansas.


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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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