K-State Agriculture Today: 1503 – Volunteer Wheat…Active Pests in Gardens

  • Volunteer Wheat Concerns
  • How to Handle Dead Livestock
  • Pests in Landscape and Garden


00:01:05 – Volunteer Wheat Concerns: Beginning today’s show is K-State’s Kelsey Andersen Onofre, Sarah Lancaster and Romulo Lollato as they discuss concerns with volunteer wheat.

Wheat Streak Mosaic Virus: Early Control of Volunteer is Crucial

K-State Plant Disease Diagnostic Lab


00:12:05 – How to Handle Dead Livestock: Kelsey continues the show and conversation about volunteer wheat as she reviews resources for producers. We are then joined by Brian Lubbers from K-State’s college of veterinary medicine with information about the importance of a plan when it comes to handling dead livestock.

KDHE – Livestock Waste Management

Kansas Department of Agriculture – Division of Animal Health


00:23:05 – Pests in Landscape and Garden: K-State horticultural entomologist Raymond Cloyd finishes today’s show as he discusses several pests that are currently active in the home landscape and garden, including squash bugs, blister beetles, cucumber beetles and squash vine borer.


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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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