K-State Agriculture Today: 1486 – Nutrition Programs…Corn Silage

  • Farm Bill and Nutrition Programs
  • 2023 Kansas Wheat Variety Guide
  • Pricing Corn Silage


00:01:05 – Farm Bill and Nutrition Programs: Lisa Ross, state coordinator of SNAP-Ed, and Jenny Ifft, K-State agriculture policy specialist, start today’s show with how the SNAP-Ed program and farm bill relate. They also discuss how the nutrition program is utilized in Kansas.

K-State SNAP-Ed


00:12:05 – 2023 Kansas Wheat Variety Guide: The show keeps going with Kelsey Andersen Onofre, K-State wheat pathology specialist, and Romulo Lollato, K-State wheat production specialist, as they review the 2023 Kansas Wheat Variety Guide.

Kansas Wheat Variety Guide 2023

Romulo on Twitter @KSUWheat

Kelsey on Twitter @KSUWheatDisease


00:23:05 – Pricing Corn Silage: Historically, factors between 7 and 11 times the price of corn grain are used for pricing corn silage. However, K-State dairy specialist Mike Brouk completes the show by saying there are other factors that need to be considered.   


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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.


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