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• The weekly cattle market update
• Beef Cattle Institute podcasts
• Agricultural news, and a preview of the 2021 Spring Crops Field Day
• Next month’s 4-H Campference…
00:01:30 – Cattle Market Update: The director of the Livestock Marketing Information Center, Katelyn McCullock, is featured on this week's cattle market segment: she talks about how logistical problems in the beef sector are contributing to the large gap between fed cattle prices and boxed beef prices...and she shares her updated analysis of cattle feeding costs.
00:12:53 – Beef Cattle Institute Podcast: From recent Cattle Chat podcasts out of the K-State Beef Cattle Institute, a look at two topics: a comparison of generic antimicrobial treatments for cattle and the mainstay treatment products, and the difference between Johnes disease and BVD in cow herds....featured are K-State veterinarians Brian Lubbers, Bob Larson and Brad White, and livestock economist Dustin Pendell.
00:24:19 – Ag News: Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines; plus, K-State research agronomist Gretchen Sassenrath previews the 2021 Spring Crops Field Day at K-State's Southeast Research and Extension Center, slated for Wednesday, May 19th.
00:32:38 – Kansas 4-H Campference: K-State 4-H specialist Beth Hinshaw previews 4-H Campference, being held in late June at Rock Springs 4-H Center.
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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 Eric Atkinson and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.
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