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Nov 23, 2021

  • Understanding Coyote Behavior
  • Coyote Control Methods
  • Winter Dairy Calf Comfort



00:01:08—Understanding Coyote Behavior--In a two-part conversation, K-State wildlife management specialist Drew Ricketts talks about contending with coyote predation on livestock:  on part one, he discusses the nature and behavior of coyotes, including some things that many people don't know about their preferred diets and how that changes over the course of a year



00:12:07—Coyote Control Methods--On part two of today’s look at coyote predation control approaches, K-State’s Drew Ricketts covers the various means of curbing that predation on livestock, including coyote hunting, capturing and exclusion from livestock areas



00:23:09—Winter Dairy Calf Comfort-- On this week's edition of Milk Lines, K-State dairy specialist Mike Brouk touts the use of specially-designed blankets for protecting young dairy calves as the weather continues to turn colder






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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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