K-State Research and Extension News
January 29, 2013
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Agriculture Today Radio Program Tuesday, January 29


Resource conservationist Corey Nelson of the Natural Resources
Conservation Service talks about the cost-support opportunities for
qualifying Kansas landowners under two USDA programs: the
Agricultural Water Enhancement Program, supporting water conservation
in designated areas, and the Cooperative Conservation Partnership
Initiative, which promotes riparian and shelterbelt tree plantings
and renovation

K-State entomologist Brian McCornack tells of a new effort at K-State
to introduce agricultural science to public school teachers,
supported by the soybean checkoff program: the Summer Soybean
Science Institute, which will be formally launched this summer

And K-State wildlife specialist Charlie Lee discussses the nature of
the bobcat in Kansas which, despite infrequent sightings, is doing
very well in this state 

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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