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Feb 22, 2022

  • National FFA Week
  • Managing Farm Stress
  • Dairy Forage Options


00:01:09—National FFA Week--The state president of the Kansas FFA, Ashley Chandler, talks about the continued growth of that organization and how it's preparing young people for possible careers in agriculture, as this is National FFA Week...she tells of some of the activities being conducted by local FFA chapters, and how support can be given via Give FFA Day, which is this Thursday



00:12:06—Managing Farm Stress--K-State behavioral health specialist Brad Dirks talks about the kinds of stress that agricultural producers regularly encounter, and the indicators that stress is taking a toll on a farmer or rancher...he's been working with several situations lately that have brought on stress for producers, and he discusses means of addressing it



00:23:13—Dairy Forage Options--On this week's edition of Milk Lines, K-State dairy specialist Mike Brouk talks about planted short-season forage options for dairy producers to consider heading into another growing season




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