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December 11, 2012
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Agriculture Today Radio Program Tuesday, December 11


K-State soil management specialist DeAnn Presley talks about
identifying the water-holding capacity of crop soils, and how knowing
that is important in times of extended dry weather...she refers to a
new K-State fact sheet on crop water use efficiency

The state director of the Farm Service Agency in Kansas, Adrian
Polansky, covers several USDA program topics, including a summary of
USDA farm loan activity in Kansas this year, and a reminder that new-
crop winter wheat acreage reporting is due at the end of this week

And K-State wildlife specialist Charlie Lee looks at why the
sterilization approach to deer population control isn't very
practical, as indicated in a new research article

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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