K-State Research and Extension News
November 08, 2012
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Agriculture Today Radio Program Thursday, November 8


K-State agricultural economist Troy Dumler offers his post-election
insight on the farm bill issue: whether Congress will tackle the new
bill in the lame-duck session or defer it to next year, extending the
current legislation, and what the new bill could eventually look like
when it's all said and done

The staff attorney with the Kansas Agricultural Mediation Service at
K-State, Forrest Buhler, previews a special K-State conference on
family farm transitions coming up in December, which will
comprehensively cover the many factors that go into those decisions

The executive officer of the Farm Service Agency in Kansas,
Jack Salava, reminds producers about voting on new county FSA
committee members, and the importance of those committees to USDA
program administration locally

And for this week's horticulture segment, K-State horticulturist
Dennis Patton looks at several home landscape maintenance projects to
take up before winter sets in

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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