K-State Research and Extension News
April 18, 2013
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Agriculture Today Radio Program Thursday, April 18

K-State cropping systems agronomist Kraig Roozeboom comments on the
corn planting delays caused by cool soil temperatures, and now, wet
fields in parts of the state...he says there's still time to get that
corn in the ground and expect good yields, but that the window will
start to close very soon

K-State poultry specialist Scott Beyer discusses the effort to
attract large-scale commercial poultry production to Kansas, which he
believes could be a boon to struggling rural communities, as well as
agricultural producers looking for an added income source...he's been
serving as a techincal adviser to state officials on this

And for this week's horticulture segment, K-State horticultural
entomologist Jim Nechols reports on a new study of coddling moth
activity in fruit orchards, which will lead to better guidelines on
when to treat fruit trees for this damaging pest

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