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Jun 21, 2022

  • Kansas Heat Bursts
  • Labor Shortage Crisis
  • Milk Lines


00:01:05—Kansas Heat Bursts — K-State meteorologist Chip Redmond covers more in-depth the recent heat bursts experienced across parts of Kansas, as well as the Animal Comfort Index tool made readily available through the Kansas Mesonet


00:12:06—Labor Shortage Crisis — Justin Waggoner, K-State beef cattle specialist, discusses the labor shortage crisis covered in his latest Management Minute on the KSU Animal Science Beef Tips newsletter


00:23:09—Milk Lines — On this week’s Milk Lines Mike Brouk, K-State dairy specialist, talks about the K-State dairy’s recent experience losing power due to severe weather and the importance of having readily available power sources on the dairy farm






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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 Eric Atkinson and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.


K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.