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Oct 26, 2021

  • Cattle Leukosis Management
  • The Anatomy of Cooperatives
  • Dairy Feed Storage



00:01:09--Cattle Leukosis Management--In his monthly segment on bovine health management, K-State veterinarian Gregg Hanzlicek discusses management of bovine leukosis virus...a blood-borne condition that causes tumors and other internal afflictions in cattle, leading to condemnation upon processing...he talks about how prevalent it is in cow herds and what management steps can be taken in response to it



00:12:08--The Anatomy of Cooperatives --The director of the Arthur Capper Cooperative Center at K-State, Brian Briggeman, and the chief executive officer of the Kansas Cooperative Council, Brandi Miller, reflect on the state of agricultural cooperatives in Kansas as another crop production year comes to a close, and they go over the seven principles by which cooperatives operate



00:23:12--Dairy Feed Storage-- On this week's edition of Milk Lines, K-State dairy specialist Mike Brouk talks about the rise in dairy herd feeding costs, and some things that producers can do to lower those costs by way of stored feedstuff management





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