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Feb 13, 2019

On today’s episode: a preview of this year’s Cattlemen’s Day at K-State; comments from two of the guest speakers at the recent Women Managing the Farm Conference, co-sponsored by K-State; Gus van der Hoeven’s “Stop, Look and Listen…”

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 – Cattlemen’s Day Preview:  K-State beef cattle specialist Dale Blasi goes over the agenda for the 2019 Cattlemen's Day at K-State coming up in two weeks, which in part will feature presentations on the advent of alternative meat products in the marketplace and what that means for the beef cattle sector.

00:12:59 – Women Managing the Farm Conference:  From the recent Women Managing the Farm Conference, co-sponsored by K-State:  Purdue University agricultural economist Jayson Lusk talks about trends in food consumption and the impact on production agriculture.

00:24:28 – Women Managing the Farm Conference (Part 2):  More from the recent Women Managing the Farm Conference, co-sponsored by K-State:  Stacey Seibel, an attorney based in Hays, offers thoughts on farm estate planning.

00:24:28 – Ag News:  Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines.

00:32:57 – "Stop, Look and Listen":  K-State's Gus van der Hoeven presents "Stop, Look and Listen", his weekly commentary on rural Kansas.


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