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Nov 27, 2018

On today’s episode: highlights from the latest Cattle Chat podcast; one of K-State's online courses on agricultural law might have room for you; agricultural news, and the latest “Milk Lines”; do deer react to the presence of hunters…?

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:  this time, veterinarians Brad White and Bob Larson and cow-calf specialist Bob Weaber take up two topics...minimizing wastage when feeding hay to cattle in the winter, and installing windbreaks to protect cattle in open areas during winter storms.

00:13:00 – Online Agricultural Law Course:  Washburn University professor of agricultural law Roger McEowen talks about a special opportunity to take part in K-State's on-line course on agricultural law starting in January....he will be the instructor of this course, which will cover a bevy of law topics relevant to agricultural producers.

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

00:33:00 – Deer Behavior Study:  K-State wildlife specialist Charlie Lee talks about a new study out of Oklahoma which recorded deer reactions to the presence of hunters in their normal habitat range.

 

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