K-State Research and Extension News
December 13, 2011
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Agriculture Today Radio Program Tuesday, December 13

K-State agricultural economist Michael Langemeier discusses his new
analysis of profitability in grain sorghum production, based on
Kansas Farm Management Association data over the past five years: he
compares gross income generated from that crop to cost management, in
terms of impact on overall economic returns

K-State range management specialist Carol Blocksome unveils a new
computer program that pasture managers can use, to accurately
evaluate the economic impact of cedar growth in their
grasslands...it's called the eastern red cedar forage loss calculator

And K-State wildlife specialist Charlie Lee provides background on a
product that has tested out well in university trials, in controlling
starlings and other nuisance birds in cattle feedlots

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