1224- Agricultural Benefit of Bats…Central Kansas Wheat Harvest Update

  • Getting Involved in Agriculture and the Benefit of Bats
  • County Wheat Harvest Update
  • Homegrown Tomato Challenges


00:01:05—Getting Involved in Agriculture and the Benefit of Bats— We start with a recent segment from the BCI Cattle Chat Podcast where Brad White, Brian Lubbers, Bob Larson, and Dustin Pendell give advice on starting in agriculture – in addition to that K-State wildlife specialist, Drew Ricketts, shares the positives of bats and the ecological benefits they provide agricultural land


BCI Cattle Chat Podcast

BCI Cattle Chat Email – bci@ksu.edu


00:12:10—County Wheat Harvest Update — K-State county Extension agents, Jared Petersilie and Sandra Wick, provide this week’s wheat harvest update


00:23:07—Homegrown Tomato Challenges — We end with this week’s horticulture pieces from Riley County Extension horticulture agent Gregg Eyestone – he discusses the challenges home gardeners are facing with this year’s tomatoes


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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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