K-State Research and Extension News
December 19, 2013
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Agriculture Today Radio Program Thursday, December 19

K-State soybean breeder Bill Schapaugh goes over the highlights from
K-State's just-completed 2013 Kansas Soybean Variety Performance Test
report:  he talks about the general yield trends, the information on
variety tolerance of soybean cyst nematode and sudden death syndrome,
and why growers should compare variety performance over multiple

The associate director of Extension at K-State, Daryl Buchholz, looks
back at Extension accomplishments in Kansas in 2013, responding to
what are described as the five "grand challenges" that Extension is
taking on...he also talks about the changing structure of Extension
in the state

And for this week's horticulture segment, Geary County Extension
agent Chuck Otte talks about planning for the next gardening season
during the winter

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.


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