K-State Research and Extension News
February 27, 2014
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Agriculture Today Radio Program Thursday, February 27

K-State agronomist Jim Shroyer talks about the forage production potential
of spring-planted oats in this region, with the planting window for that crop
now upon us...he points out how an oat stand can serve as a forage "bridge"
this spring
K-State agronomist Ignacio Ciampitti invites crop producers to take part in a
new on-farm research initiative, working with K-State agronomists and local
Extension agricultural agents on crop research projects in the producer's
fields....which will generate valuable data not only for K-State's research,
but for the producer directly
A 2003 graduate of K-State's agricultural economics department, Matt Wolters,
tells what has led to his success as a crop technology entrepreneur...he is one
of only two recipients of Kansas State University's Distinguished Young Alumni
for 2014
And for this week's horticulture segment, K-State horticulturist Ward Upham
offers advice to home gardeners who are new to growing their own vegetable

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