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Friday, May 29, 2015
 
 

Soils Support Buildings and Infrastructure video

Soils are a crucial component for agriculture and food production. Soils support all kinds of life. From an engineering perspective, soils are also important, as they provide the groundwork for any type of building or structure.
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2015 International Year of Soils: Soils Support Agriculture


Two Kansas State University agronomists, Dave Mengel and Dorivar Ruiz Diaz, explain how soil captures water and provides nutrients for crops.



 


2015 International Year of Soils: Soils Support Urban Life


K-State Soil Chemist, Ganga Hettiarachchi, and DeAnn Presley, K-State Soil Scientist, discuss how to regenerate urban soils for use in city gardens.


 

Robert Fraley, Monsanto, Meeting World Food Demands

The inaugural speaker in the new Henry C. Gardiner Global Food Systems Lecture Series at K-State: senior vice president and chief technology officer with Monsanto, Robert Fraley, discusses several aspects of meeting world food demands in the coming decades.
 

 
Released: May 27, 2015
Released: May 27, 2015


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Agriculture Today Radio Program 
May 28: Jeh Johnson, Tom Vilsack, Jamie Johnson, Reginald Brothers, Kirk Schulz, Ron Trewyn and Megan Kennelly

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Good Communication at Farm Succession

Part two of a three-part series, Charlotte Shoup Olson, K-State Research and Extension family system specialist, explains the importance of having open communications among family members during a farm succession.



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