K-State Agriculture Today: 1296 — Forward Thinking in Agriculture…Holiday Cheer on Milk Lines

  • Biodegradable Chip Research and Innovation
  • Holiday Employee Appreciation


00:01:14 — Biodegradable Chip Research and Innovation Part One: For a two-segment series we are joined by K-State professor in precision agriculture and department head of agronomy, Raj Khosla. He discusses research that he has been a part of for over a decade, looking at the creation and use of biodegradable soil chips that aim to take real time measurements of water and nitrate content in soil.


00:12:11 — Biodegradable Chip Research and Innovation Part Two: The conversation continues with Dr. Khosla as he also discusses the unique opportunities here at K-State and the important role that infrastructure plays in supporting the university’s Land-Grant mission.  


00:23:05 — Holiday Employee Appreciation:  We end with this week’s edition of Milk Lines with K-State dairy specialist, Mike Brouk. He encourages employers to take advantage of the upcoming holiday season to show their appreciation for all the work their employees do throughout the year.


Send comments, questions, or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu.

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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