K-State Research and Extension News
January 23, 2014
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Agriculture Today Radio Program Thursday, January 23

Another topic featured at the Cover Your Acres Winter Conference in
Oberlin earlier this week:  USDA soil scientist based in Akron, Colorado,
Merle Vigil, looks at cropping intensity in no-till systems, and just how
far a producer can go with their crop production in dry growing
conditions....he cites many years of research on various High Plains
crop rotation approaches
K-State soil management specialist DeAnn Presley talks about what
more can be done to reduce serious wind erosion at this point in the
winter, in the wake of major soil blowing events in western Kansas
the last few weeks
And for this week's horticulture segment, K-State horticulturist Ward
Upham looks at a recent study on garden tomato production, comparing
"heirloom" and modern tomato varieties

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