- Ability of Cover Crops to Suppress Weeds
- Upcoming OSHA General Industry Course
- Alternative Insect Pest Control Methods
00:01:00 – Ability of Cover Crops to Suppress Weeds: K-State graduate student, Lily Woitaszewski, discusses her research evaluating the ability of cover crops to suppress weeds. She emphasizes that while cover crops can serve as a tool, utilizing other weed suppression protocols in conjunction with cover crops will lead to better outcomes.
00:12:00 – Upcoming OSHA General Industry Course: K-State Extension beef specialist, Justin Waggoner, shares information on an upcoming unique opportunity in Garden City – a 30 Hour OSHA General Industry Course taking place March 31st, April 14th, April 28th, and May 12th.
00:23:00 – Alternative Insect Pest Control Methods: We’ll undoubtedly see some insect pest problems this spring and summer. However, it may not be necessary to use pesticides to control each and every one. We end today’s show with K-State horticultural entomologist Raymond Cloyd discussing alternative control methods and how to determine which method to use.
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