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Dec 20, 2021

  • Cattle By-product Market
  • Alternative Weed Control
  • K-State Corn Schools



00:01:06—Cattle By-product Market-- Livestock economist Lee Schulz of Iowa State University offers his perspectives on the cattle markets:  in addition to his thoughts on the state of the market heading into the new year, he looks ahead to this week's USDA cattle-on-feed report, and he shares his recent analysis of the U.S. cattle by-product market, which has had an extremely strong year in 2021



00:12:07—Alternative Weed Control-- K-State weed scientist Vipan Kumar talks about a new approach to crop weed control that he's testing out in field trials in western utilizes a roller cage mill outfitted to the back of a combine, to crush weed seeds as they're emitted from the machine...he tells what the early results are showing



00:23:07—K-State Corn Schools-- On this week's K-State agricultural events calendar, cropping systems specialist Ignacio Ciampitti previews the 2022 Kansas Corn Schools coming up right after the holidays





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