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Nov 5, 2019

• An extended look at managing winter wheat stands

• Agricultural news, and the latest “Milk Lines”

• Kansas quail hunting season is almost here…

00:01:30 – Wheat Stand Management:  K-State wheat production specialist Romulo Lollato takes a look at the possible damage to new wheat stands from the plunge in temperatures a little over a week ago...he talks about the determining factors, such as stand progress, soil moisture conditions and soil temperatures.

00:13:00 – Wheat Stand Management (Part 2):  More from wheat production specialist Romulo Lollato; here, he talks about making management adjustments when sowing wheat this late in the fall, for either re-planting a failed stand or planting after late-harvested row crops...among the considerations there, seeding rate and planting depth and starter phosphorus fertilizer placement with the seed.

00:24:30 – Ag News:  Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines, along with this week's edition of "Milk Lines."

00:33:00 – Quail Hunting Season:  K-State wildlife specialist Charlie Lee reports on the outlook for quail hunting opportunities in Kansas, with the season opening across the state this Saturday...he also offers input on succeeding with the hunt.


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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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