K-State Research and Extension News
March 26, 2013
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Agriculture Today Radio Program Tuesday, March 26

K-State weed management specialist Curt Thompson goes over the
findings from K-State herbicide field trials on controlling kochia in
early spring, in advance of planting row crops as well as on fallow
ground to be planted to wheat this fall...he talks about the
herbicide combinations that allow the grower to avoid resistance
problems with kochia

A veterinary scientist with the USDA's Center for Grain and Animal
Health Research in Manhattan, Scott McVey, talks about several insect-
borne livestock disease issues that he and his staff are currently
researching, including a tandem of diseases carried by midges that
could threaten cattle herds: blue tongue and E-H-D

And K-State wildlife specialist Charlie Lee looks at controlling
rodent damage in livestock feeding facilities, concentrating on the
problems brought on by rat infestations

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