K-State Research and Extension News
February 12, 2013
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Agriculture Today Radio Program Tuesday, February 12

Agronomist Kevin Price and veterinarian Deon van der Merwe of K-State
discuss the immense potential of light-weight, unmanned aircraft for
collecting valuable data from agricultural land...something they've
been field-testing at length in recent years...with cameras on board,
these aircraft can generate information for an extensive array of
agricultural land management purposes

The trademark program coordinator with the Kansas Department of
Agriculture, Becky Sullivan, talks about the revival of the "From the
Land of Kansas" trademark program for Kansas grown foods and other
agriculture-related products...that program is now recruiting

And K-State wildlife specialist Charlie Lee talks about why
controlling the spread of bush honeysuckle in Kansas is important for
wildlife habitat management, as well as for other reasons

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