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Jul 28, 2020

• Supplemental nitrogen might benefit your soybean crop

• Emergency grazing/haying of CRP acreage

• Agricultural news, and the latest “Milk Lines”

• Clearing up muddy farm ponds…

00:01:30 – Supplemental Nitrogen for Soybeans:  K-State crop nutrient specialist Dorivar Ruiz-Diaz talks about the circumstances where a supplemental nitrogen application might benefit soybeans at this stage of the growing season...he is receiving questions from producers about the practicality of that approach.

00:12:54 – Emergency Use of CRP Acreage:  On the latest edition of FSA Coffee Talk, agricultural program specialist Nicole Welborn of the Farm Service Agency goes over the options for emergency haying or grazing of Conservation Reserve Program acreage this year...the 2018 Farm Bill included important changes to those emergency provisions that producers should know about.

00:24:10 – Ag News:  Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines, along with this week's edition of "Milk Lines."

00:32:17 – Muddy Farm Ponds:  K-State wildlife specialist Charlie Lee talks about methods of clearing up perpetually muddy farm ponds, both chemically and through aquatic management.


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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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