K-State Agriculture Today: 1565 – Winter Grain Mites…Manure Nutrient Availability

  • Winter Grain Mites
  • Using Poultry Manure
  • Limiting Use and New Rules for Antibiotics


00:01:05 – Winter Grain Mites: K-State crop entomologist, Jeff Whitworth, starts off the show with information about winter grain mites. He explains if producers should be managing winter grain mites if they are seeing them in their fields this time of year.  

Crop Insects in Kansas


00:12:05 – Using Poultry Manure: Continuing the show is Peter Tomlinson, K-State environmental quality specialist, talking about using manure in fields. He specifically takes a deeper look at poultry litter.  

Nutrient Availability in Poultry Manure


00:23:05 – Limiting Use and New Rules for Antibiotics: K-State dairy specialist Mike Brouk rounds out today’s show by discussing new rules regarding antibiotics and options for limiting use.



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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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