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Sep 13, 2021

  • Livestock Market Update
  • Late-Season Pasture Burning
  • Fall Forestry Field Day Preview
  • Facilitating Community Conversations


00:01:00 – Livestock Market Update: The director of the Livestock Marketing Information Center, Katelyn McCullock, comments on last week's price trends, discusses the latest demand numbers for beef and competing meats, and shares the latest LMIC report on hay price trends


00:12:00 – Late-Season Pasture Burning: K-State range cattle management scientist K C Olson provides an update on his ongoing research into late-season pasture burning, and the impacts on sericea lespedeza control and cattle gain performance...he says the numbers are looking good on both counts


00:23:00 – Fall Forestry Field Day Preview: District forester Ashley Belt of the Kansas Forest Service at K-State previews the upcoming Fall Forestry Field Day, which is set for mid-October in southeast Kansas


00:31:00 – Facilitating Community Conversations: K-State students Jackie Hernandez and Chase Jordan, project coordinators for the 4-H Community Vitality Team, discuss the programs offered to foster positive public discussion


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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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