K-State Agriculture Today: 1333 – Busy Time of Year for the Kansas FSA…Beneficials to Keep in Mind

  • Kansas FSA Fast Approaching Deadlines
  • Biological Control Agents
  • Culling Cattle with a Small Herd


00:01:05  — Kansas FSA Fast Approaching Deadlines:  Joining us from the Kansas Farm Service Agency is farm program chief, Todd Barrows. He shares fast approaching deadlines for Acreage Reporting and ARC-PLC, as well as all the information the Kansas FSA currently has on new ERP Phase 2 and PARP programming set begin in the new year.


00:12:08 — Biological Control Agents: K-State Research and Extension horticultural entomologist, Raymond Cloyd, is on a mission to share more information on the helpful role that beneficial insects can play. He provides information on the Rove Beetle and more that can serve as biological control agents.

K-State insect guides available

00:23:04 —Culling Cattle with a Small Herd: We end this Wednesday’s programming with our weekly Beef Cattle Institute’s Ask the Experts. This week K-State experts Brad White, Bob Larson, and Phillip Lancaster answer a listener’s question on how to best cull a small herd with conformation issues.

BCI Cattle Chat Podcast

To have your beef cattle questions answered by the BCI Ask the Experts team – send them an email at bci@ksu.edu


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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