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Agriculture Today is a daily program hosted by Shelby Varner and distributed to radio stations throughout the state. It features K-State agricultural specialists and other experts examining agricultural issues facing Kansas and the nation. Kansas State University has produced daily, ag-related broadcasts since KSAC radio first went on the air in 1924.

Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu.

K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.

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Agriculture Today is a daily program hosted by Shelby Varner and distributed to radio stations throughout the state. It features K-State agricultural specialists and other experts examining agricultural issues facing Kansas and the nation. Kansas State University has produced daily, ag-related broadcasts since KSAC radio first went on the air in 1924.

Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu.

K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.

    1630 - Grain Outlook...Wildfire Risk

    1630 - Grain Outlook...Wildfire Risk

    Grain Market Outlook and Risk Management Kochia Control Fire Weather  
    00:01:05 – Grain Market Outlook and Risk Management: K-State grain economist Dan O’Brien kicks off today’s show with a grain market update. He talks about the current market conditions and options for risk management. 

     
    00:12:08 – Kochia Control: Continuing the show is K-State weed specialist Sarah Lancaster and K-State weed scientist Jeremie Kouame with why growers should be taking control of kochia in their fields right now.

    Preplant Herbicide Applications for Kochia Control
    Late Winter Kochia Control in Fields Going to Corn or Grain Sorghum
    Late Winter Kochia Control in Fields Going to Soybeans, Sunflowers, and Wheat
    jkouame@ksu.edu
     
    00:23:05 – Fire Weather: A weather update with K-State meteorologist Chip Remond completes the shows for this week. Chip says how current conditions have a lot of fire risk and if that will change next week.
     
    Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu.
     
    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 Shelby Varner and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.
     
    K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan

    • 27 min
    1629 - Census of Ag...Fruit Trees

    1629 - Census of Ag...Fruit Trees

    2022 Census of Agriculture, Part 1 2022 Census of Agriculture, Part 2 Working with Fruit Trees  
    00:01:05 – 2022 Census of Agriculture, Part 1: Beginning today’s show is Doug Bounds, state statistician for Kansas with the USDA, with a review of the 2022 Census of Agriculture. In this two-part interview Doug covers how much land is in Kansas farms as well as their economics and demographics. He also compares how 2022 looked in-relation to 2017.
     
    00:12:05 – 2022 Census of Agriculture, Part 2: Doug Bounds continues talking about the 2022 Census of Agriculture. 
    www.nass.usda.gov
    Doug: 785-260-1508 or doug.bounds@usda.gov 
    Fire Danger Forecast
     
    00:23:05 – Working with Fruit Trees: Anthony Reardon, Johnson County horticulture agent, and Rebecca McMahon will be discussing “Selecting and Planting Fruit Trees for Kansas” on the March 6 K-State Garden Hour. Today, Anthony ends the show by providing a preview of how to plant and care for fruit trees.
    K-State Garden Hour
     
     
    Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu.
     
    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 Shelby Varner and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.
     
    K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan

    • 27 min
    1628 - Free Speech and Ag Facilities...Wheat Rx

    1628 - Free Speech and Ag Facilities...Wheat Rx

    Protecting Animal Ag Facilities Wheat Rx Seminars How Long Young Bulls Should be Breeding  
    00:01:05 – Protecting Animal Ag Facilities: K-State and Washburn law professor Roger McEowen begins today’s show with information about recent cases around animal ag facilities and free speech.
    Animal Ag Facilities and Free Speech - Does the Constitution Protect Saboteurs? (An Update)
    Roger on AgManager.info
     
    00:12:05 – Wheat Rx Seminars: Continuing the show is Romulo Lollato, K-State wheat production specialist, as he previews the upcoming Wheat Rx seminars in Dodge City and Wichita for wheat growers.  
    Kansas Wheat Rx
     
    00:23:05 – How Long Young Bulls Should be Breeding: The show wraps up today with K-State’s Brad White, Bob Larson, Phillip Lancaster and Brian Lubbers on another part of the Beef Cattle Institute’s Cattle Chat podcast. This week the group has a conversation about determining the length of a young bull’s breeding season.
    BCI Cattle Chat Podcast
    Bovine Science with BCI Podcast
    Email BCI at bci@ksu.edu
     
     
    Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu.
     
    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 Shelby Varner and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.
     
    K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan

    • 27 min
    1627 - Vultures...Being Safe In and Around Grain Bins

    1627 - Vultures...Being Safe In and Around Grain Bins

    Fins, Fur and Feathers: Vultures Grain Bin Safety Annual Checks with a Veterinarian  
    00:01:05 – Fins, Fur and Feathers: Vultures: Starting the show is K-State’s Drew Ricketts and Joe Gerken with another episode of Fins, Fur and Feathers. This week they talk about vultures and what issues they could create for farmers.
    Fins, Fur and Feathers
     
    00:12:05 – Grain Bin Safety: A discussion about grain bin safety with Oklahoma State University grain storage engineer, Carol Jones, keeps the show going. She mentions what can cause grain bin accidents and what to do if caught in grain.

    jcarol@okstate.edu 
     
    00:23:05 – Annual Checks with a Veterinarian: K-State dairy specialist Mike Brouk finishes today’s show by relaying the importance of annual herd checks and reviewing health records and events with your veterinarian.  


     
    Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu.
     
    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 Shelby Varner and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.
     
    K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan

    • 27 min
    1626 - Cattle on Feed...Ukraine Update and Outlook

    1626 - Cattle on Feed...Ukraine Update and Outlook

    Cattle Market Report Ukraine Going From 2023 to 2024 Why She Chose the WOEM Program  
    00:01:05 – Cattle Market Report: A cattle market update with livestock economist Derrell Peel from Oklahoma State University begins today’s show. He discusses trade and the cattle on feed report.
     
    00:12:05 – Ukraine Going From 2023 to 2024: Continuing the show is Antonina Broyaka, K-State Extension associate in the department of agricultural economics, with an update on Ukraine. She covers the financial state they are currently at and their goals for 2024.
    Webinar on AgManager.info
     
    00:23:05 – Why She Chose the WOEM Program: K-State wildlife and outdoor enterprise management student Lilly Nelsons concludes today’s show by sharing why she came to K-State and how WOEM is helping her for the future.
    Wildlife & Outdoor Enterprise Management
     
    Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu.
     
    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 Shelby Varner and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.
     
    K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan

    • 27 min
    1625 - Grain Futures...Spreading Agriculture

    1625 - Grain Futures...Spreading Agriculture

    Grain Market Futures Sharing the Facts of Agriculture Warm and Dry Kansas  
    00:01:05 – Grain Market Futures: K-State grain economist Dan O’Brien kicks off today’s show with this week’s grain market outlook. He recaps a few key points from the Ag Outlook conference that are valuable to Kansas crop growers. 
    Dan O'Brien on AgManager.info
     
    00:12:05 – Sharing the Facts of Agriculture: Continuing the show is a keynote speaker from the Women Managing the Farm conference, Kim Bremmer. Kim talks about the importance of people in agriculture consistently sharing their story with others.
     
    00:23:05 – Warm and Dry Kansas: Chip Redmond, K-State meteorologist, rounds out the show with a weather update. He says how Kansans should be expecting continued increased wildfire risk. 


     
    Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu.
     
    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 Shelby Varner and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.
     
    K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
39 Ratings

39 Ratings

Comcke ,

Want more agronomy

Good show but it’s really grain and livestock heavy. Would like more agronomy info

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