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Sep 9, 2019

The weekly livestock market update

Field forage resources for beef cattle for the fall and winter

A K-State Beef Stocker Field Day preview

Kansas 4-H at the Kansas State Fair…

00:01:30 – Livestock Market Update:  Livestock economist Derrell Peel of Oklahoma State University provides this week's observations on the cattle market: he looks at slumping fed cattle prices and when the bearishness might subside, and he offers his outlook on winter wheat pasturing profitability heading into the fall.

00:13:00 – Field Forage Resources:  K-State forage agronomist John Holman continues his look at field forage resources for cattle for the fall and winter, this time focusing on fall-planted cereal grains as grazing forage: wheat, triticale and rye among them...he talks about the agronomic side of establishing those crops for grazing purposes.

00:24:30 – Beef Stocker Field Day:  K-State beef cattle specialist Dale Blasi previews the 2019 Beef Stocker Field Day at K-State, set for Thursday, September 19th in Manhattan.

00:33:00 –4-H at the Kansas State Fair:  K-State 4-H specialist Amy Sollock discusses some of the 4-H events still ahead this week at the Kansas State Fair.


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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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