K-State Research and Extension News
January 08, 2013
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Agriculture Today Radio Program Tuesday, January 8


K-State crop nutrient specialist Dave Mengel touts the use of sensor
technology for making crop fertilization decisions, leading to
greater precision of applications and nutrient use
efficiency....he'll be speaking about that at K-State's Cover Your
Acres Conference next week in northwest Kansas

New K-State environmental quality engineer Aleksey Sheshukov talks
about his forthcoming research on an assortment of water quality
initiatives relating to production agriculture, including a project
studying the impacts of ephemeral gully erosion

And K-State wildlife specialist Charlie Lee talks about the
characteristics of winter hibernation, and which species truly go
into a state of hibernation

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
.


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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
agguy@ksu.edu
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