K-State Research and Extension News
April 24, 2013
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Agriculture Today Radio Program Wednesday, April 24


K-State beef cattle specialist Dale Blasi talks about the slow green-
up of native pastures this year, and what cow herd managers can do to
maintain the nutrition level of the herd until there's grass
available, given the acute shortage of harvested forages remaining

The president of the Kansas Wheat Alliance, Daryl Strouts, talks
about a just-announced list of wheat research grants made to K-State
on the part of the alliance and its partnering organizations,
amounting to over one-million dollars of support for wheat variety
development and other purposes...also, the communications director of
Kansas Wheat, Bill Spiegel, looks ahead to the dedication and open
house of the new Wheat Innovation Center at K-State this Friday

And K-State's Gus van der Hoeven presents "Stop, Look and Listen",
his weekly commentary on rural Kansas

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.

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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
agguy@ksu.edu
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