K-State Research and Extension News
December 08, 2011
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Agriculture Today Radio Program Thursday, December 8




Two more featured speakers from the Climate Change Regional
Conference that was co-sponsored in November by K-State:



A top researcher with Pioneer Hybrid International, Jim Gaffney,
talks about the direction of biotech crop research in anticipation of
weather extremes to come, resulting from a warming climate



A weather data manager with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric
Administration, Ned Gardiner, talks about how NOAA is stepping up its
efforts to educate the public about the realities of climate change,
based on sound science



And for this week's horiculture feature, Geary County Extension agent
Chuck Otte talks about winterizing garden tools so they'll be ready
for use come springtime



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



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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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