1141—USDA Program Deadlines and Ag Safety Training…More Master Farmer Recognition


  • FSA Deadlines and OSHA Training
  • Master Farmer Honorees
  • Garden Potato Planting Prep



00:01:06—FSA Deadlines and OSHA Training–Agricultural program specialist Emily Evans of the Farm Service Agency reminds producers of several important deadlines coming up for participation in the ARC/PLC programs, the Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program and the Conservation Reserve Program…and K-State beef systems specialist Justin Waggoner previews a special K-State series of OSHA-accredited safety training sessions for agricultural workers coming up soon



00:12:09—Master Farmer Honorees–A profile of another Kansas couple who’ve been named Kansas Master Farmer/Master Farm Homemaker…the 2021 class will be formally inducted in ceremonies tomorrow evening in Manhattan:  today, the story of Phil and Rhonda Perry of Jefferson County



00:23:07—Garden Potato Planting Prep–On this week’s horticulture segment, the first of a two-part visit with K-State horticulturist Ward Upham on planting garden potatoes: today, on variety selection and seed piece preparation



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