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May 15, 2013
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Agriculture Today Radio Program Wednesday, May 15


K-State environmental quality agronomist Peter Tomlinson talks about
a just-announced research initiative, aimed at sustaining beef cattle
grazing in the central and southern plains in the midst of climate
extremes...the USDA has granted over $9 million to K-State and other
area universities in support of this project

Agricultural law specialist Roger McEowen gets into the details of
this week's U.S. Supreme Court ruling, which found in favor of
Monsanto in the case against a farmer who was re-planting Roundup
Ready seed in violation of the seed patent...he says the decision was
vitally important to the future availability of advanced production
agriculture technology

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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