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Aug 27, 2020

• Using fungicide seed treatments when planting wheat

• It’s almost time to order trees and shrubs from the Conservation Tree Planting program

• Agricultural news, and the Kansas soybean update

• Successfully planting a cool-season lawn…

00:01:30 – Fungicide Seed Treatments for Wheat:  K-State wheat disease specialist Kelsey Andersen talks about deciding on the use of a fungicide seed treatment when planting wheat this fall...she outlines the situations where treated seed will benefit the grower, and tells about new information for growers in the updated version of K-State's wheat seed treatment publication.

00:12: 44 – Conservation Tree Orders:  From the Kansas Forest Service at K-State, conservation tree specialist Aaron Yoder announces that tree and shrub orders for fall planting will soon be taken by the Conservation Tree Planting Program...he notes that two new shrub species for wildlife habitat have been added to the list of plant material available this fall.

00:24:09 – Ag News:  Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines, including this week’s Kansas soybean update.

00:32:13 – Cool-Season Lawn Planting:  K-State horticulturist Ward Upham goes over the steps to succeeding with a cool-season lawn planting this fall.


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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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