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Radio stations are free to use clips from any of the episodes below. Time codes and descriptions for each segment are listed in the show notes. 

A selection of fully produced segments are made available weekly on the "For Radio Stations" page at the K-State Research and Extension news page.

Captioned episodes are available on our Agriculture Today YouTube page.

Jul 15, 2019

• The weekly livestock market update

• Students from one of India's leading agricultural universities are visiting K-State

• The latest agricultural news, and the latest “Tree Tales”

• The first year of Kansas 4-H Academy Camp…

00:01:30 – Livestock Market Update:  Livestock economist Derrell Peel of Oklahoma State University is featured on this week's cattle market segment:  he talks about the conditions he has observed as his has traveled extensively through High Plains cattle country in recent weeks, and he offers his thoughts on the economics of marketing early-weaned calves in the coming weeks.

00:13:00 – Indian Students Visit K-State:  K-State agronomist Vara Prasad talks about a group of 30 students from one of India's leading agricultural university who are on a 6-week study visit to K-State, to get a look at this university's approach to research, teaching and Extension...and he reflects on K-State's role in founding that university in India several decades ago.

00:24:30 – Ag News:  Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines, and the Kansas Forest Service presents this week's edition of "Tree Tales."

00:32:50 – Kansas 4-H Academy Camp:  K-State 4-H specialist Aliah Mestrovich Seay discusses the first-ever Kansas 4-H Academy Camp that recently took place at both the Rock Springs 4-H Center and K-State.


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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.