K-State Research and Extension News
July 11, 2013
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Agriculture Today Radio Program Thursday, July 11

K-State wheat disease specialist Erick DeWolf announces that the 2013
Wheat Variety Disease and Insect Ratings are now out, for wheat
growers to refer to when making variety selections for planting this
fall:  included is a handy disease resistance summary, arranged by
growing region, for over 80 wheat varieties

K-State beef systems specialist Justin Waggoner goes over the latest
thinking on converting wheat straw into a good-quality cattle forage
by treating with anhydrous ammonia...through recent research, he has
found that using lower levels of ammonia than previously thought will
get the job done

Today's Kansas wheat harvest update features Extension agricultural
agents Chris Petty of Graham County and Mike Vogt of Marshall County

And for this week's horticulture segment, K-State horticulturist
Ward Upham does some mid-summer troubleshooting of the vegetable

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