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May 22, 2019

A review of past and present efforts to develop a vaccine for anaplasmosis prevention; more from the latest Cattle Chat podcast from the Beef Cattle Institute at K-State; the day's agricultural news headlines; Gus van der Hoeven’s “Stop, Look and Listen…”

00:01:30 – Anaplasmosis Vaccine?  Another featured speaker at the K-State Symposium on Bovine Anaplasmosis which took place earlier this week:  University of Missouri veterinary parasitologist Bill Stitch talks about past and present efforts to develop a vaccine for anaplasmosis prevention, which is challenging because of the various strains of the disease found in cattle...he also comments on another prevention approach, centering on controlling the main vector of anaplasmonis, ticks.

00:13:00 – Beef Cattle Institute Podcast:  More information shared in the latest Cattle Chat podcast from the Beef Cattle Institute at K-State; this time, K-State veterinarians Brad White and Bob Larson and cow-calf specialist Bob Weaber look at special management considerations for cow-calf herds now out on persistently wet pastures that have been slow in their growth.

00:24:30 – Ag News:  Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines.

00:33:02 – "Stop, Look and Listen":  K-State's Gus van der Hoeven presents "Stop, Look and Listen", his weekly commentary on rural Kansas.

 

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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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