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Jun 4, 2019

The latest podcast from the Beef Cattle Institute at K-State considers fly control strategies, risk management issues, and bull health; agricultural news, and the latest “Milk Lines”; taking inventory of your farm pond fish population…

00:01:30 – Beef Cattle Institute Podcast:  K-State veterinarians Brad White and Bob Larson and K-State livestock economist Dustin Pendell discuss subjects of interest for cow-calf producers, as presented on this week's Cattle Chat podcast from the Beef Cattle Institute at K-State. In this first segment, they look at fly control strategies for herds out on summer grass.

00:13:00 – Beef Cattle Institute Podcast (cont.):  More from the latest podcast from the Beef Cattle Institute at K-State:  a look at risk management as it applies to the cow-calf operation, and tools that producers can use to help them contend with that risk; also, monitoring bulls routinely throughout the remainder of the breeding season, looking for any physical issues they might have.

00:24:30 – Ag News:  Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines, along with this week's edition of "Milk Lines."

00:33:02 – Taking Inventory of Farm Pond Fish Population:  K-State wildlife specialist Charlie Lee talks about how to take inventory of the fish that reside in one's farm pond, for purposes of developing a well-balanced fish population.


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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.


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.