K-State Research and Extension News
February 07, 2013
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Agriculture Today Radio Program Thursday, February 7

K-State feedlot nutritionist Jim Drouillard tells of the debut of a
new ground beef product which is high in omega-3 fatty acids, which
are a health benefit to humans...it's the result of a long-range
cattle feeding study using flaxseed in the finishing ration

K-State entomologist J.P. Michaud discusses how drought affects
insect pest populations and the nature of their impacts on crop plant
productivity...in both the short-term and long-term

Also, K-State horticulturist Ward Upham offers suggestions for
dealing with root problems on houseplants and the challenges of
growing blueberries in Kansas

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