1311 — Veterans and Agriculture at the SAVE Farm…Winter Wheat Pests to be Wary Of

  • History of the SAVE Farm
  • Winter Grain Mites and Army Cutworms
  • Learning from the K-State Dairy Days


00:01:12— History of the SAVE Farm: In honor of Veterans Day this Friday, Agriculture Today will be sharing multiple segments throughout the week highlight the SAVE Farm, a program housed on 308-acres of farmland with the goal of providing agricultural training especially to veterans and their families. Tod Bunting, chairman of the board for the SAVE Farm, joins us to share insight on the history of the program and how it has evolved over the last decade.

SAVE Farm website

00:12:09 — Winter Grain Mites and Army Cutworms: K-State row crop entomologist, Jeff Whitworth, discusses winter grain mites and army cutworms. He shares insight on these wheat pests’ behavior and ways to mitigate their effects this fall and winter.

2022 Wheat Insect Pest Management Guide including information on winter grain mites and army cutworms

00:23:03 — Learning from the K-State Dairy Days: We end with this week’s Milk Lines where K-State dairy specialist, Mike Brouk, encourages producers to attend one of the two K-State Dairy Days being held this Thursday in Whiteside and next Tuesday in Seneca. He share that this is an opportunity to learn more about the on-going research being conducted at Kansas State.

More information on KSU’s Dairy Days


Send comments, questions, or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu.

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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