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Nov 1, 2021

  • Livestock Market Update
  • Farm and Ranch Transition
  • Beef Quality Assurance Training


00:01:00 – Livestock Market Update: K-State livestock economist Glynn Tonsor talks about what was behind the record U.S. beef export demand in August, and goes over the updated outlook on Kansas cattle feedlot returns from now through mid-summer of 2022, which are looking much more favorable


00:12:00 – Farm and Ranch Transition: K-State farm economist Robin Reid talks about a new service that the K-State Department of Agricultural Economics will be launching at the first of the year...the Office of Farm and Ranch Transition:  it will provide various forms of advisory assistance to retiring producers and beginning farmers in successfully facilitating the succession of a farm or ranch operation


00:23:00 – Beef Quality Assurance Training: On this week's agricultural events calendar, details on two Beef Quality Assurance training opportunities for cattle producers…one in Greenwood County and the other in Washington County

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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.


K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.