K-State Agriculture Today: 1453 – Potato Leafhoppers…Ideal Cow Size

  • Upcoming FSA Programs
  • Carpenter Bees and Potato Leafhoppers
  • BCI: Ideal Cow Size


00:01:05 – Upcoming FSA Programs: Dennis McKinney, Farm Service Agency’s State Executive Director for Kansas, begins today’s show discussing programs that are taking place or will be soon with FSA. County committee nominations for the Farm Service Agency are also opening soon.

Farm Service Agency


00:12:06 – Carpenter Bees and Potato Leafhoppers: The show continues with K-State Extension field crop entomologist Jeff Whitworth. He says carpenter bees are more of a nuisance, however potato leafhoppers are a problem. 


00:23:05 – BCI: Ideal Cow Size: Rounding out the show is the Beef Cattle Institute’s Ask the Experts. Experts Brad White, Bob Larson and Bob Weaber converse about what is the ideal cow size.

BCI Cattle Chat Podcast

Bovine Science with BCI Podcast

Email BCI 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 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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