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A selection of fully produced segments are made available weekly on the "For Radio Stations" page at the K-State Research and Extension news page.

Captioned episodes are available on our Agriculture Today YouTube page.

Jul 29, 2020

• Wheat crop management research results

• Wheat Variety Disease and Insect Ratings

• Agricultural news

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

00:01:30 – Wheat Research Results:  K-State wheat production specialist Romulo Lollato talks about wheat crop management research that he conducted during this just-finished growing season...specifically, he looked into variations in variety response to nitrogen applications, and he evaluated the impact of early fungicide applications on wheat variety productivity.

00:12:52 – 2020 Wheat Variety Disease and Insect Report:  K-State wheat disease specialist Kelsey Andersen talks about the just-released K-State 2020 Wheat Variety Disease and Insect Ratings report: a comprehensive guide on variety resistance to the prominent diseases that commonly attack wheat stands in Kansas...she talks about how producers can use this updated information in their variety selection for the next crop.

00:24:18 – Ag News:  A look at the day's agricultural news headlines.

00:32:32 – "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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