K-State Research and Extension News
January 03, 2013
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Agriculture Today Radio Program Thursday, January 3

K-State plant pathologist Chris Little reports on significant
advances in identifying genetic disease resistance in grain sorghum,
which will pave the way for new grain sorghum lines which can fend
off seedling blights, stalk rot and molds

Fire prevention specialist Jason Hartman of the Kansas Forest Service
at K-State tells of a new campaign to create more prescribed pasture
burning associations around Kansas, supported by a special grant for
informing landowners of the benefits of organized area burning

And for this week's horticulture segment, K-State horticulturist
Ward Upham talks about the Horticulture Information Center at the
university, and how gardeners can make use of its services

Agriculture Today is broadcast each weekday morning at 10:00 on KFRM
Radio, Clay Center (550 AM) and KLOE Radio, Goodland (730 AM), which
collectively reach 75 counties in Kansas, parts of southern Nebraska,
eastern Colorado and northern Oklahoma...the broadcast can also be
heard over the K-State Radio Network website. Also see the Agriculture
Today archives


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, Manhattan.

Story by: Eric Atkinson
K-State Research & Extension News