- Day Two Observations from the 2023 Winter Wheat Tour
- An Update on Army Cutworms, Army Worms and Alfalfa Weevils
- The Kansas Garden Guide Will Help All Gardeners
00:01:00 – Day Two Observations from the 2023 Winter Wheat Tour: Romulo Lollato, K-State wheat production specialist, begins today’s show with a day two update from the 2023 Hard Winter Wheat Tour of Kansas. He says they saw more abandoned fields and calculated a lower yield on the route.
00:12:00 – An Update on Army Cutworms, Army Worms and Alfalfa Weevils: The show continues with Jeff Whitworth, Extension field crop entomologist, with an update on army cutworms, army worms and alfalfa weevils. Certain insects are more of a nuisance while others can cause damage to crops.
00:23:00 – The Kansas Garden Guide Will Help All Gardeners: Rebecca McMahon, administrator of K-State’s local food systems program and one of the authors of the new Kansas Garden Guide, says the guide contains valuable information on planning, planting, growing and harvesting a variety of fruits and vegetables in Kansas’ difficult climate.
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