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Feb 7, 2022

  • Cattle Market Update: USDA Cattle Inventory Report
  • Cow-Calf Production Risk Management
  • Cattlemen’s Day is Just Around the Corner


00:01:00 – Cattle Market Update: The director of the Livestock Marketing Information Center, Katelyn McCullock, talks about the jump in fed cattle prices last week and whether that was the start of an extended rally in that market....she also breaks down the USDA cattle inventory report which was released last week, and the LMIC's updated fed and feeder cattle price forecasts for 2022 on the basis of those new numbers


00:12:00 – Cow-Calf Production Risk Management: K-State agricultural economist Jenny Ifft launches a multi-part series on price risk management in cow-calf production, and the assorted tools available to producers to successfully navigate that risk...and K-State agricultural economist Robin Reid follows up with the details on a special workshop on this topic that will be held at 29 locations around Kansas later this month


00:23:00 – Cattlemen’s Day is Just Around the Corner: This week's K-State agricultural events calendar includes a look ahead to the 109th Cattlemen's Day at K-State in early March



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