Sep 20, 2021
00:01:00 – Livestock Market Update: Livestock economist Derrell Peel of Oklahoma State University comments on the latest developments in the cattle markets: he remarks on how the economic prospects for grazing stocker calves on wheat pasture or other planted forage are shaping up...and he offers his thoughts on how much additional cow herd liquidation will likely occur because of the ongoing drought in the western half of the U.S.
00:12:00 – Improving Cow Body Condition Scores: K-State beef systems specialist Justin Waggoner explains why the fall is a great time to improve the condition of spring-calving cows...he goes over several management and grazing strategies for raising cow body condition scores post-weaning
00:23:00 – Agricultural News
Headlines: Eric Atkinson has a look at today’s
agricultural news headlines
00:31:00 – 48 Hours of Giving Back: K-State 4-H specialist Beth Hinshaw previews the upcoming 48 Hours of 4-H community service challenge taking place October 9th and 10th
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