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Feb 28, 2022

  • Cattle Market Report: Implications of Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine
  • A Preview of the Upcoming Legacy Bull and Heifer Sale
  • The Livestock Risk Protection Insurance Program


00:01:00 – Cattle Market Report: Implications of Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine: K-State livestock economist Glynn Tonsor provides his latest analysis of the cattle markets:  he talks about the implications of Russia's invasion of Ukraine on the economy and grain prices, and the downstream effect on the cattle trade...and he goes over the USDA's latest cattle-on-feed report released last Friday

00:12:00 – A Preview of the Upcoming Legacy Bull and Heifer Sale: K-State animal scientist Dave Nichols and K-State livestock marketing class members Cassidy Cage and Caden McAfee talk about the upcoming Legacy Bull and Heifer Sale taking place this Friday, in conjunction with the 2022 Cattlemen's Day at K-State...they talk about the history of this sale and the educational opportunities it has provided to hundreds of animal science students over the years


00:23:00 – The Livestock Risk Protection Insurance Program: K-State risk management specialist Jenny Ifft continues her series on price risk management for cow-calf producers, this time talking about the basic details of the USDA's Livestock Risk Protection insurance program


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