K-State Agriculture Today: 1281 — Combating Soil Moisture Concerns… Maximizing Dairy Margins

  • Climate Smart Nitrogen Application Research
  • Soil Moisture
  • Milk Lines


00:01:04 — Climate Smart Nitrogen Application Research : K-State environmental quality Extension specialist, Peter Tomlinson, discuss the $2 million portion of a $65 million grant project that he will be leading focusing on modernizing the application of nitrogen to sorghum to help elevate the crop’s overall value.


00:12:07 — Soil Moisture Concerns: Deann Presley, K-State soil management specialist, discusses current soil moisture concerns and the actions that producers can take now to better the health and efficiency of their soils in the future.


00:23:05 — Milk Lines:  Even a small drop in milk prices can impact a dairy producer’s bottom line. K-State dairy specialist Mike Brouk encourages producers to take steps now, including evaluating the health of the herd, to maximize their margins over the next 6-to-8 months.


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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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