K-State Research and Extension News
October 04, 2012
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Agriculture Today Radio Program Thursday, October 4

Conservation program specialist Carla Wicoff of the Farm Service
Agency outlines the details of the USDA's Emergency Conservation
Program, which has just been cleared to provide cost-share assistance
to Kansas livestock producers for developing and managing alternate
water resources, in the midst of the ongoing drought

The chief water engineer with the Kansas Department of Agriculture,
David Barfield, gives a progress report on the first Local
Enhancement Management Area for groundwater conservation that's being
established in northwest Kansas, as one of the newly-approved
approaches to preserving irrigation water resources in the state

Kansas Secretary of Agriculture Dale Rodman reports on the
agricultural trade delegation he recently headed up to China and
South Korea, where Kansas producers were able to learn more about the
trade opportunities in those two countries

And for this week's horticulture segment, K-State horticulturist
Dennis Patton goes over a fall lawn maintanence checklist

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