K-State Research and Extension News
May 10, 2013
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Agriculture Today Radio Program Friday, May 10


K-State agricultural economist Dan O'Brien previews the USDA's May
world grain supply and demand report coming out this morning, as part
of his weekly commentary on the grain market trends.


K-State agronomist Nathan Nelson tells of his new research project,
which will refine a method of evaluating phosphorus loss from crop
fields, called the phosphorus index...this will provide producers
better guidance in nutrient application management, while also
addressing phosphorus load issues in surface water resources.


And state climatologist Mary Knapp of K-State reports on Kansas
agricultural weather.


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 Research and Extension website.

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
K-State Research & Extension News