K-State Agriculture Today: 1430 – Reasons Why Cattle Could be Lame … Proper Pesticide Use and the Value of Labels

  •         Reasons Why Cattle Could be Lame
  •         Proper Pesticide Use and the Value of Labels
  •         Several Insect Pests to be Aware of


00:01:00 – Reasons Why Cattle Could be Lame: K-State beef veterinarian A.J. Tarpoff begins today’s show as he discusses different reasons cattle could be lame. He also reminds producers of the importance of having a relationship with a veterinarian to care for livestock.


Link to lameness article


00:12:00 – Proper Pesticide Use and the Value of Labels: Today’s show continues with K-State weed management specialist, Sarah Lancaster, reviewing proper pesticide use and the value of the label on pesticides. We are also joined by Mary Marsh from Kansas Wheat with information about the upcoming Wheat Rx.


Link to proper pesticide use article

Link to pesticide licensure article


Wheat Rx


00:23:00 – Several Insect Pests to be Aware of: Finishing today’s show is K-State horticultural entomologist Raymond Cloyd discussing a number of insect pests to be aware of, including bagworms, boxwood leaf miner, aphids and asparagus beetles. 


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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 Shelby Varner 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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