1209 – ”Virtual” Fence Lines for Managing Cattle … An Update on Crop Disaster Assistance

  • ”Virtual” Fence Lines for Managing Cattle
  • An Update on Crop Disaster Assistance
  • Creating “Black Gold” for the Garden


00:01:00 – ”Virtual” Fence Lines for Managing Cattle: K-State associate professor and researcher in the Division of Biology, Alice Boyle gives insight on her and Walter Dobbs’ latest research study looking at utilizing “virtual” fence lines as a way to both manage cattle and potentially conserve the tallgrass prairie


00:12:00 – An Update on Crop Disaster Assistance: Todd Barrows, Chief Farm Program Specialist with the Kansas Farm Service Agency, covers what producers need to know about the crop disaster assistance program – an emergency relief program to help with production losses suffered during the 2020 and 2021 calendar year


00:23:00 – Creating “Black Gold” for the Garden: In the first of two horticulture segments this week, K-State Research and Extension horticulture agent for Johnson County, Dennis Patton, discusses what goes into building a good pile


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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 Samantha Bennett and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.


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