K-State Research and Extension News
October 16, 2012
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Agriculture Today Radio Program Tuesday, October 16

K-State agricultural economist Allen Featherstone summarizes a new
study of Kansas farmer and rancher preferences when seeking out a
lender for land, machinery and operating loans...it sheds light on
the changing complexion of production agriculture financing in the

The first in this week's series featuring county and district
Extension agricultural agents from around Kansas, who are in
Manhattan for the K-State Research and Extension annual conference:
the livestock agent for the River Valley Extension District, Robin
Slattery, talks about the successful educational program she has
developed for north-central Kansas livestock producers

And K-State wildlife specialist Charlie Lee looks at developing
habitat for cottontail rabbits, in promoting that species as a game
hunting option

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