Sep 25, 2018
On today’s episode: discussing significant health concerns in beef cattle; research efforts to develop validated pain assessment tools for cattle; the latest agricultural news; reproduction research that’s been conducted on the lesser prairie chicken…
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 – When Treatment Options Fail: K-State beef Extension veterinarian AJ Tarpoff discusses treatment failures that are not BRD-related for cattle…but still present significant health concerns.
00:13:00 – Pain Assessment for Beef Cattle: K-State Anatomy and Physiology department head, Hans Coetzee talks about on-going research efforts to develop validated pain assessment tools for cattle.
00:24:30 – Ag News: Jeff Wichman covers the day's agricultural news headlines, along with this week's edition of "Milk Lines."
00:32:59 – Lesser Prairie Chicken: K-State Wildlife specialist Charlie Lee discusses reproduction research that’s been conducted on the lesser prairie chicken.
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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.