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Nov 29, 2021

  • Livestock Market Update
  • Nutrient Value of Corn and Sorghum Crop Residue
  • Calculating Crop Residue Grazing Time


00:01:00 – Livestock Market Update: K-State livestock economist Glynn Tonsor discusses yet another sharp upturn in cash fed cattle prices, and what the latest concern over another COVID variant might mean for the beef demand outlook


00:12:00 – Nutrient Value of Corn and Sorghum Crop Residue: K-State cropping systems agronomist John Holman discusses the nutritive value of corn and sorghum crop residue for cow herd grazing in the late fall and winter:  he talks about components of that residue that cows prefer, and how that might affect one's management approach...he debunks some misconceptions about grazing cows on crop stover...and he tells how to determine the available duration of grazing on those fields


00:23:00 – Calculating Crop Residue Grazing Time: K-State cropping systems agronomist John Holman discusses how to calculate the available duration of grazing corn and sorghum fields following harvest


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