Agriculture Today Radio Program Tuesday, July 3
From K-State's Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, Deon van der Merwe
walks through the steps for testing farm ponds for presence of blue-
green algae, which continues to pose a toxicity threat to livestock
as the hot and dry weather persists.
Agricultural law specialist Roger McEowen reviews the U.S. Supreme
Court's ruling last week on the health care reform act: how that
ruling declares the health insurance mandate a tax, and what it all
means for agricultural producers.
And K-State wildlife specialist Charlie Lee presents the first
segment of a multi-part informational series on the lesser prairie
chicken in Kansas, as federal officials draw nearer to a decision on
whether to list it as a threatened and endangered species.
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
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 Atkinsonagguy@ksu.eduK-State Research & Extension News