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Nov 8, 2021

  • Livestock Market Update
  • Kansas Cattle Feeding and Processing Readiness
  • Time is Running Out to Register for Swine Day


00:01:00 – Livestock Market Update: Agricultural economist Tyler Cozzens of the Livestock Marketing Information Center is featured on this week's cattle market segment:  he shares the LMIC's latest quarterly beef demand index as well as the center's projections on per capita beef consumption for 2022 and 2023...and he covers the new report on U.S. beef exports, pointing to record beef sales abroad in 2021


00:12:00 – Kansas Cattle Feeding and Processing Readiness: K-State precision agricultural economist Terry Griffin and visiting researcher Enil Serrano from Zamorano Agricultural University in Honduras talk about their current study of the Kansas cattle feeding and processing industries and how well they would function in the event of a major natural disaster...whether they are prepared to keep beef moving to consumers and what bottlenecks might occur


00:23:00 – Time is Running Out to Register for Swine Day: This week's K-State agricultural events calendar features a reminder about Wednesday's registration deadline for the 2021 K-State Swine Day taking place next week



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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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