K-State Research and Extension News
January 24, 2013
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Agriculture Today Radio Program Tuesday, January 24

K-State pasture management specialist Walt Fick looks at methods of
improving grazing distribution across rangelands and pastures, in
light of the ongoing drought: he's asking pasture managers to start
thinking now about ways of promoting more even grazing across a given
area in the upcoming grazing season

The head of K-State's Department of Agronomy, Gary Pierzynski,
provides an update on his department's latest achievements and
activities, including a campaign to construct a sorely-needed
education center on the North Agronomy Farm near the main campus

And for this week's horticulture segment, K-State horticulturist
Ward Upham discusses grass control around newly-planted landscape
trees, and the idea of developing a firewood "plantation" near one's

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