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Sep 7, 2021

  • Cattle Market Analysis
  • Keith and Marsha Doane
  • Agricultural News Headlines
  • Wind Turbine Operation


00:01:06--Cattle Market Analysis--K-State livestock economist Glynn Tonsor offers his latest observations on the cattle markets: he shares the latest data from the national Meat Demand Monitor, which bodes well for the beef industry, and he talks about the implications of China's halting of beef imports from Brazil in the wake of BSE confirmations there


00:12:09--Keith and Marsha Doane--The first of this week's features on the six Kansas couples who will be honored as Kansas Master Farmers/Master Farm Homemakers in ceremonies at the Kansas State Fair next week:  today, Keith and Marsha Doane of Osborne County


00:23:14--Agricultural News--Eric Atkinson covers the day’s agricultural news headlines, and dairy specialist Mike Brouk of K-State presents this week’s edition of Milk Lines


00:31:07--Wind Turbine Operation--On this week's wildlife management segment, former K-State wildlife specialist Charlie Lee discusses the ongoing concern over flying wildlife collisions with wind turbines, and a new study on mitigating that through turbine operation management






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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.


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