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Dec 4, 2019

• The persistent issue of herbicide resistance in weed populations

• Controlling mustard weeds with a dormant herbicide treatment

• Agricultural news headlines

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

00:01:30 – Weed Management:  New K-State weed management specialist Sarah Lancaster discusses the persistent issue of herbicide resistance in weed populations, which will be targeted in her research program in the K-State Department of Agronomy.

00:12:51 – Weed Management (Part 2):  Continued discussion with new K-State weed management specialist Sarah Lancaster; here, she talks about controlling mustard weeds in wheat stands and on row crop ground with a dormant herbicide treatment: the appropriate time to spray for the different mustard species, and which herbicides are best suited to dormant applications.

00:24:05 – Ag News:  Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines.

00:32:20 – "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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