K-State Agriculture Today: 1288 — Corn and Soybean Harvest…Facing Emergencies with Extension Programming

  • Corn and Soybean Harvest Update
  • Emergency Preparedness and Extension
  • Harvest and Canning Season for Tomatoes and Peppers


00:01:13 — Corn and Soybean Harvest Update: K-State Extension agents, Sandra Wick from the Post Rock District and Jay Wisbey from the Central Kansas District, provide a corn and soybean harvest update for their counties. We are also joined by K-State weed sciences specialist, Sarah Lancaster, who provides an important reminder on baled soybeans in regards to the herbicides that were used on those fields.

Sarah’s Agronomy eUpdate article

00:12:05 — Emergency Preparedness and Extension: K-State director of Extension, Gregg Hadley, and Ford County Extension agents, Andrea Burns and Ethel Schneweis, discuss the recent community visit held in Ford County and emergency preparedness in Extension programming.


00:23:04 — Harvest and Canning Season for Tomatoes and Peppers:  It won’t be long before the first frost is forecast. When that happens, K-State Research and Extension horticulturist Ward Upham says it’s time to harvest and store the last tomatoes and peppers of the season.


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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.


K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan

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