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• Water use by weeds in dryland cropping systems
• This year’s Kansas Corn Schools are underway
• Agricultural news, and the Kansas soybean update
• All-America Selections for your flower beds and window boxes…
00:01:30 – Weeds and Water: One of the featured speakers at K-State's Cover Your Acres Winter Conference this week: Texas A&M agronomist Jourdan Bell discusses her multi-season research on water use by weeds in dryland cropping systems...her findings really illustrate just how extensive that water use is, reinforcing the value of good, comprehensive weed control.
00:12:57 – Kansas Corn Schools: K-State crop production specialist Ignacio Ciampitti previews the series of Kansas Corn Schools, co-sponsored by K-State, the first session of which takes place tonight...these virtual seminars will cover corn production practices, fertility management, weed control, planter technology and corn marketing strategies.
00:24:15 – Ag News: Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines; also, this week’s Kansas soybean update.
00:32:18 – All-America Selections: K-State nursery crops specialist Cheryl Boyer talks about new ornamental flower varieties that have been named 2021 All-America Selections.
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Agriculture Today is a daily program featuring Kansas State University agricultural specialists and other experts examining ag issues facing Kansas and the nation. It is hosted by Eric Atkinson and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.
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 in Manhattan.