1252— KDA Secretary Beam and the 2022 Ag Growth Summit… Pests Spotted in Garden City and Ellsworth County

1252—2022 Ag Summit… Pests Spotted in Garden City and Ellsworth County

  • KDA Secretary Mike Beam
  • Sorghum Midge and Sorghum Aphid Spotted in Kansas
  • Milk Lines


00:01:05—KDA Secretary Mike Beam— Secretary of the Kansas Department of Agriculture, Mike Beam, discusses the upcoming 2022 Ag Summit, drought conditions, the 2023 Farm Bill, and the role that he sees K-State playing in ensuring the future of agriculture in the state of Kansas and beyond

2022 Ag Growth Summit Website

00:12:08 —Sorghum Midge and Sorghum Aphid Spotted in Kansas — K-State Extension entomologist, Anthony Zukoff, and Midway District crop production agent, Craig Dinkel, cover two pests that they have recently come across in Garden City and Ellsworth County – sorghum midge and sorghum aphid 

Sorghum Pest Management Guide

00:23:12—Milk Lines — We end with K-State dairy specialist, Mike Brouk, he covers methods to get through the upcoming forage season on this week’s Milk Lines



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