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Sep 10, 2019

  • Attaining greater efficiency in cow herd production
  • Research on controlling locust trees & yucca plants in pastures
  • Agricultural news
  • Euthanasia as humane wildlife damage control

00:01:29 – Managing Calving Distribution: K-State beef reproduction specialist Sandy Johnson talks about managing calving distribution for greater efficiency in cow herd production...she recently compared two methods for calculating the calving pace, finding out that one may be a more representative method than the other

00:12:47 – Controlling Pasture Plants: K-State range scientist Keith Harmoney talks about the latest recommendations for controlling locust trees and yucca plants in Kansas pastures, based on his research at K-State's Agricultural Research Center at Hays...he spoke on this topic at a recent K-State/Kansas Livestock Association Ranch Management Field Day

00:24:03 – Ag News: Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines.

00:32:21 – Euthanizing Wildlife: K-State wildlife specialist Charlie Lee discusses euthanasia as an important tool in wildlife damage control, and looks at the acceptable means of humanely euthanizing damaging wildlife

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