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Sep 21, 2021

  • Cattle Marketing and Price Discovery
  • Agricultural News Headlines
  • Coyote Social Behavior


00:01:07--Cattle Marketing and Price Discovery (part 1)--K-State agricultural economists Ted Schroeder, Brian Coffey and Glynn Tonsor discuss their just-released analysis of price discovery in the cattle markets, which was commissioned by the USDA: this in-depth study looked at the impacts of formula marketing agreements as they have evolved over the past two decades, as compared to the cash negotiated cattle trade



00:12:10--Cattle Marketing and Price Discovery (part 2)--K-State’s Ted Schroeder, Brian Coffey and Glynn Tonsor talk more about their new study of cattle marketing approaches and how those affect price discovery…they came up with a set of recommendations on improving the flow of price information to cattle producers and throughout the beef production and marketing chain


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


00:31:10--Coyote Social Behavior--On this week's wildlife management segment, former K-State wildlife specialist Charlie Lee takes another look at coyote behavior, and how that influences attempts to control coyote damage









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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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