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May 01, 2012
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Agriculture Today Radio Program Tuesday, May 1



K-State row crop disease specialist Doug Jardine discusses a variety
of topics: the importance of testing corn fields post-planting for
corn nematodes; the expected impact of cold stress in emerging corn;
and a new project assessing the effectiveness of seed treatments in
suppressing soybean cyst nematodes


The executive director of the Kansas Department of Agriculture's
Division of Conservation, Greg Foley, talks about the move of the
former State Conservation Commission office into the department over
the last several months, and how it continues to serve conservation
and watershed districts throughout Kansas


K-State agronomist Jim Shroyer provides an early report from the
Kansas Hard Red Winter Wheat Tour, which began this morning


And K-State wildlife specialist Charlie Lee discusses a new study of
bird mortalities resulting from collisions with communications
towers, and what can be done to reduce those losses


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 web site. See Agriculture Today
Radio 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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