K-State Research and Extension News
December 07, 2011
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Agriculture Today Radio Program Wednesday, December 7

K-State plant pathologist Chris Little talks about his current
research into possible genetic answers to leading disease issues in
grain sorghum production, namely, stalk rot and grain mold...he also
addresses cold tolerance in grain sorghum as a potential defense
against early-season seedling blights

USDA agricultural engineer Larry Wagner describes the Wind Erosion
Prediction System that he and colleagues at the Wind Erosion Unit in
Manhattan have assembled...how it works, and how it is now used by
the NRCS to develop conservation plans for agricultural producers

Agricultural law specialist Roger McEowen reports on a new Kansas
court ruling on water appropriations here in the state...the point of
contention being whether the Division of Water Resources can declare
a partial abandonment of a water right

And K-State's Gus van der Hoeven presents "Stop, Look and Listen",
his weekly commentary on rural Kansas

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 web site. See Agriculture Today Radio 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