K-State Research and Extension News
January 17, 2013
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Agriculture Today Radio Program Thursday, January 17

Two topics that were addressed at K-State's Cover Your Acres winter
conference this week:

K-State agronomist John Holman talks more about his research on
inserting cover crops into wheat-fallow rotations...the resulting
impact on wheat yields, and how rotations featuring cover crops can
end up being profitable for the producer

K-State agronomist Lucas Haag discusses how to maximize water
conservation when managing the fallow portion of a rotation,
specifically to reduce evaporative losses during that time...he also
comments on why timing of weed control makes a major difference

And for this week's horticulture segment, K-State horticulturist
Ward Upham takes up several topics, including new lighting systems
now on the market for indoor gardeners

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