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Dec 5, 2019

• Findings from a direct survey of Kansas producers on wheat management practices

• Agricultural news, and the Kansas soybean update

• Detailed advice on winter house plant care…

00:01:30 – Wheat Management Survey Results:  K-State wheat production specialist Romulo Lollato reveals some of the findings from a direct survey of Kansas producers on wheat management practices, sponsored by the Kansas Wheat Commission:  he and his research associate gathered information from producers representing over 700 wheat fields around the state, on more than 30 production variables, including seeding dates and rates, fertility management and pest control, among many others...their aim is to use this data from three recent production seasons as a guide for future K-State wheat production research​ and production recommendations.

00:12:52 – Wheat Management Survey Results (Part 2):  Continued discussion with K-State wheat production specialist Romulo Lollato. He discusses some of the specific revelations he and his team uncovered, when they compared the highest-yielding fields, against the lowest-yielding fields. He also reveals the next crop that will be studied and evaluated in a similar manner.

00:24:14 – Ag News:  Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines, including this week’s Kansas soybean update.

00:32:32 – Winter Plant Care:  K-State horticulturist Ward Upham offers more detailed advice on winter care for indoor plants, especially those recently purchased.


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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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