K-State Research and Extension News
December 15, 2011
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Agriculture Today Radio Program Thursday, December 15

K-State agricultural economist Kevin Dhuyvetter comments on the
prospect of a farmland value "bubble" developing, a notion that has
surfaced again following a head-turning sale of farm ground in Iowa
last week...he also looks at how rising land values are impacting
rental rates

Conservation program specialist Rod Winkler of the Farm Service
Agency promotes the idea of planting trees as a cover option on
continuous Conservation Reserve Program acreage

Meg Drake interviews members of the K-State crops judging team, which
just came home with another national title...this the third
consecutive year that K-State has won the national championship

And for this week's horticulture segment, K-State horticulturist
Ward Upham looks at caring for houseplants through the winter,
including holiday poinsettias

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