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Dec 13, 2021

  • Livestock Market Update
  • An Analytical Tool to Help Farm Families
  • Registration for Kansas 4-H Horse Panorama Begins  


00:01:00 – Livestock Market Update: Livestock economist Derrell Peel of Oklahoma State University shares the latest beef and live-cattle export data, both of which bode favorably for the markets, and he looks ahead to what may well be a prosperous year for cattle producers in 2022...and how that may influence herd management decisions


00:12:00 – An Analytical Tool to Help Farm Families: From the Farm Analyst program at K-State, LaVell Winsor talks about the opportunity for farm families to use this program to assess the financial state of their operations, and to come up with a plan for addressing areas of concern or for actually expanding the operation...the program uses a time-tested analytical tool that provides answers for producers


00:23:00 – Kansas 4-H Horse Panorama: K-State 4-H agricultural sciences specialist Kelsey Nordyke previews the upcoming Kansas 4-H Horse Panorama. Registration for the event begins today


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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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