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Sep 21, 2022

  • FSA Expansion of CREP
  • New Meat Demand Monitor Dashboard
  • BCI’s Ask the Experts


00:01:25 —FSA Expansion of CREP : Chief Agricultural Programs Specialist from the Kansas Farm Service Agency, Carla Wikoff, discusses the expansion of the Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) in areas that surrounds the Arkansas River.

More Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) information

00:12:05 — New Meat Demand Monitor Dashboard: K-State livestock economist Glynn Tonsor and Ph.D. student Justin Bina join us to share information about their latest tool developed for, the Meat Demand Monitor Dashboard. The dashboard allows for users to easily see data collected from across the country on consumer preferences and habits, as well as trending purchases.

Meat Demand Monitor Dashboard link

00:23:06 — BCI’s Ask the Experts: In this week’s Beef Cattle Institute’s Ask the Expert, K-State experts Brad White, Phillip Lancaster, and Bob Larson answer a listener’s question on preparing cows in their fall calving herd nutritionally for winter.

More information from the BCI team on the advantages of fall versus spring calving cows

BCI Cattle Chat Podcast

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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.


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.