1159—The Impact of Grazing on Cover Crop Weed Control….USDA Farm Operating Loans

  • Cover Crop Grazing Study
  • USDA Operating Loans
  • Milk Quality Management



00:01:07—Cover Crop Grazing Study–K-State weed management specialist Sarah Lancaster and graduate researcher Lily Woitaszewski talk about their ongoing research on cover crops as a weed control practice, and the effect of grazing on a cover crop’s ability to suppress weeds…they are currently observing that at five sites around Kansas, and have some preliminary findings to share


00:12:08—USDA Operating Loans–From the Farm Service Agency state office, farm loan chief Josh Ridder reminds producers about the availability of USDA farm operating loans, which can finance a wide variety of production agriculture expenditures…he goes over the loan terms and the eligibility criteria


00:23:06—Milk Quality Management–On this week’s edition of Milk Lines, K-State dairy specialist Mike Brouk takes a look at several dairy management considerations for optimum milk quality






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