K-State Research and Extension News
July 02, 2013
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Agriculture Today Radio Program Tuesday, July 2


K-State meat scientist Terry Houser talks about two producer checkoff-
supported meat product research projects he's overseeing:  one
looking at extended aging of the beef sirloin cut as a means of
tenderizing the product, and the other on improving the saturated fat
consistency of bacon

Farm program specialist Scott Wilbrandt of the Farm Service Agency
reminds crop producers of the importance of reporting their 2013
spring-planted crop acreages to the local FSA office by the deadline,
which is coming up in less than two weeks

Today's Kansas wheat harvest update features Extension agricultural
agents Josh Coltrain of the Wildcat Extension District in far
southeast Kansas, and Stacy Campbell of Ellis County in northwest
Kansas

And K-State wildlife specialist Charlie Lee talks this week about a
new study of ground cover management on acreage surrounding airports,
with the intent of reducing bird-aircraft collisions

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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