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Nov 7, 2019

• Impressions of the row crop production season in Kansas as harvest winds down

• The latest Cattle Chat podcast

• Outside, a valuable gardening resource is probably right under your feet…

00:01:30 – Row Crop Recap:  K-State crop production specialist Ignacio Ciampitti offers his impressions of the row crop production season in Kansas as harvest winds down, and what may have been learned that will be useful to growers next year...he talks about some of the data that he and his research team have pulled from their field trials that may prove beneficial to producers in 2020.

00:13:00 – Beef Cattle Institute Podcast:  Excerpts from the latest Cattle Chat podcast from the Beef Cattle Institute at K-State:  this time, the topics are assessing hay resources for the cow-calf herd before winter weather sets in, and using adjusted weaning weight as a criteria for evaluating cow reproduction performance...featured are veterinarians Brad White and Bob Larson, cow-calf specialist Bob Weaber and livestock economist Dustin Pendell.

00:24:30 – Turn Over an Old Leaf:  Johnson County Extension horticulture agent Dennis Patton talks about using fallen leaves from the yard as mulch or as an organic resource for the garden.


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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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