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February 14, 2013
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Agriculture Today Radio Program Thursday, February 14

K-State risk management specialist Art Barnaby responds to worries
that the federal crop insurance program could be subject to cuts if
the federal budget sequestration actually does take effect on March
1st...he says that producers with 2013 crop coverage should have no

Farm program specialist Terry Hawk of the Farm Service Agency reports
that enrollment is now open for the 2013 direct and counter-cyclical
payment program, as well as the average crop revenue election, or
ACRE, program...he says that regardless of past participation,
producers can enroll in either of those for this year's crop

And for this week's horticulture segment, K-State horticulturist
Ward Upham talks about identifying landscape plant material well
suited to Kansas conditions

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