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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.

Jan 5, 2021

• Weed management strategies between adjacent producers

• FSA program updates

• Agricultural news, and the latest “Milk Lines”

• Prairie chickens and weather changes…

00:01:30 – Your Neighbor’s Weed Management:  Weed management specialist Sarah Lancaster and precision agriculture economist Terry Griffin talk about their new analysis of how one farmer's weed management approach might affect that of a neighboring farmer, and vice versa...this accounts for herbicide technology adoption, herbicide stewardship and possible compensation for crop damage from off-target product movement, among other variables.

00:12:47 – FSA Program Update:  On the latest edition of FSA Coffee Talk, program specialist Todd Barrows of the Farm Service Agency state office has the latest news on USDA farm program implementation in Kansas....he also urges producers to take the time now to review their farm operation records for USDA program purposes, to assure that everything is up to date.

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

00:31:57 – Prairie Chickens and Weather Changes:  Former K-State wildlife specialist Charlie Lee takes a look at a new study of weather changes and their impact on prairie chicken nesting success.


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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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