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Jun 13, 2022

  • U.S. Beef Export Numbers and Current Beef Demand
  • Keeping Cattle Feeding Areas Clean
  • Benefits of Turtles Around Farm Ponds

00:01:00 – U.S. Beef Export Numbers and Current Beef Demand: Livestock economist Lee Schulz of Iowa State University provides this week's commentary on the cattle market; he discusses the latest U.S. beef export numbers and what they mean to cattle price trends as well as the latest data from the consumer price index and how it relates to current beef demand

00:12:00 – Keeping Cattle Feeding Areas Clean: K-State livestock specialist Joel DeRouchey offers tips on cleaning cattle feeding areas after experiencing rainy conditions as well as the importance of prioritizing those areas to help lower fly numbers

00:23:00 – Benefits of Turtles Around Farm Ponds: On this week's wildlife management segment, K-State fisheries and aquatics Extension specialist Joe Gerken discusses the positive aspects of having turtles around farm ponds as well as species of turtles to be aware of

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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 Samantha Bennett and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.


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