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Sep 26, 2022

  • Consumer Purchasing Remains Strong
  • The Importance of Early Farm Succession Planning
  • Armadillo Numbers Are Increasing in Kansas


00:01:00 – Consumer Purchasing Remains Strong: Despite concern over consumer demand, Oklahoma State University livestock economist Derrell Peel says the data shows consumer purchasing habits are remaining strong

 Derrell's Cow-Calf Corner Newsletter

00:12:00 – The Importance of Early Farm Succession Planning: Ashlee Westerhold, director of the Office of Farm and Ranch Transition at K-State, explains why planning for farm succession early is important, the opportunities with the Kansas LandLink Program, and the upcoming Farm and Ranch Transition Conferences being held in Colby, Salina, and Erie

AgKansitions - Protecting Your Ag Legacy website

Kansas LandLink Program website

Farm and Ranch Transition Conference - Colby - December 13th

Farm and Ranch Transition Conference - Salina - December 14th

Farm and Ranch Transition Conference - Erie - December 15th

00:23:00 – Armadillo Numbers Are Increasing in Kansas: For this week's wildlife management segment, K-State wildlife specialist Drew Ricketts focuses on armadillos


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