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Apr 24, 2019

Findings (so far) from a long-term study that features cover crops as a component of a wheat-sorghum-soybeans rotation; this summer’s K-State Livestock Judging Camps for 4-H and FFA youth; Gus van der Hoeven’s “Stop, Look and Listen…”

00:01:30 – More Benefits of Cover Crops:  K-State cropping systems agronomist Kraig Roozeboom reports on findings so far from a long-term study that features cover crops as a component of a wheat-sorghum-soybeans rotation... this study has now drawn the attention of a leading national soil research organization which will analyze the findings from a soil improvement angle.

00:12:59 – More Benefits of Cover Crops (Part 2):  Continued discussion with agronomist Kraig Roozeboom, on a long-term study of cover crops, now beginning its 12th consecutive year… he'll talk about how those cover crops influenced grain yields and impacted water use, among other factors...

00: 24:29 – K-State Livestock Judging Camps:  K-State animal scientist and livestock judging coach Chris Mullinix talks about the 2019 K-State Livestock Judging Camps for 4-H and FFA youth coming up this summer, with the enrollment deadline coming up soon.

00:24:29 – Ag News:  Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines.

00:32:59 – "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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