K-State Research and Extension News
May 09, 2013
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Agriculture Today Radio Program Thursday, May 9

K-State cow-calf specialist Bob Weaber discusses numerous things for
the herd manager to monitor during the spring breeding season, in
terms of both bull fertility and cow heat cycles...a mis-step in
either case can end up very costly to the producer

K-State wheat disease specialist Erick DeWolf has the latest on
disease pressure on the Kansas wheat crop, and talks about making a
sound economic decision on wheat fungicide use in the weeks ahead

K-State agronomist Kraig Roozeboom remarks on the consequences of
planting corn in wet soils, as many producers are angling for any
window of planting opportunity right now

And for this week's horticulture segment, K-State horticulturist
Ward Upham covers a variety of topics, including using plastic mulch
to promote greater garden tomato production

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