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Aug 1, 2018

On today’s episode: highlights from the latest Cattle Chat podcast; a preview of the ten Water Technology Farm Field Days happening later this month; the day's agricultural news headlines; this week’s “Stop, Look and Listen” from Gus van der Hoeven…

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.

00:01:30 – Cattle Chat Podcast:  Highlights from the latest Cattle Chat podcast from the Beef Cattle Institute at K-State:  veterinarians Brad White and Bob Larson, cow-calf specialist Bob Weaber and livestock economist Dustin Pendell tackle a couple of topics...consolidation trends in livestock production, and important considerations when putting up atypical forages for cattle feeding because of tight conventional forage supplies.

00:013:00 – Irrigation Innovations:  K-State water resource engineer Jonathan Aguilar talks about several of the innovative irrigation technologies that are being tested out at numerous farms that are collaborating with K-State...those technologies and their performance will be featured at ten Water Technology Farm Field Days coming up this month in western and south-central Kansas.

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

00:33:00 – "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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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.