K-State Research and Extension News
December 21, 2011
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Agriculture Today Radio Program Wednesday, December 21

The administrator of the Kansas Agriculture in the Classroom program,
Cathy Musick, provides an update on that program's successful efforts
to incorporate agricultural themes into public school education: she
looks ahead to a series of KFAC workshops for teachers coming up in
January and February, and tells of a sponsorship campaign for
supporting the program

K-State plant geneticist Richard Todd tells of his current research
into the genetic regulators that determine how a crop disease is
nourished, so that one day, those regulators can be controlled as a
defense against crop pathogens

Agricultural law specialist Roger McEowen discusses a recent court
ruling on the introduction of a genetically-modifed strain of rice
into the market several years ago, over which a group of growers sued
for damages because of a subsequent drop in rice prices

And K-State's Gus van der Hoeven presents "Stop, Look and Listen",
his weekly commentary on rural Kansas

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