K-State Agriculture Today: 1488 – Relationships for Sorghum…Which Plants to Save

  • Creating Connections for Sorghum
  • July Statewide and Pig Heat Stress Tool
  • Saving Plants in the Landscape

 

00:01:05 – Creating Connections for Sorghum: Starting today’s show is Sarah Sexton-Bowser with the Center of Sorghum Improvement, and Terry Felderhoff, K-State molecular sorghum breeder, as they talk about an award from USDA that will support building relationships to further sorghum.

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00:12:05 – July Statewide and Pig Heat Stress Tool: Continuing the show is K-State’s College of Agriculture Dean Ernie Minton with a rundown from his recent Statewide. We are also joined by USDA’s Rod Bain and Jay Johnson as they talk about an app to track heat stress in pigs.

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00:23:05 – Saving Plants in the Landscape: Rounding out today’s show is K-State horticulturist Ward Upham as he discusses which plants in the home landscape are the most important to save – especially if water restrictions are in effect. 

 

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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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