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Sep 29, 2022

  • The Role U.S. Beef Markets Play in Supporting the Beef Industry
  • A Preview of This Year’s Fall Forestry Field Day
  • Benefits of Adding Mulch in the Fall


00:01:00 – The Role U.S. Beef Plays in Supporting the Beef Industry: K-State livestock economist, Glynn Tonsor, shares the highlights of a beef trade report that he and Derrell Peel of Oklahoma State University put together that illustrates the key roles that the United States beef import and export markets play in supporting our current beef industry.


00:12:00 – A Preview of This Year’s Fall Forestry Field Day:  Rural forestry program coordinator with the Kansas Forestry Service, Ryan Armbrust, provides information on the upcoming 26th Annual Fall Forestry Field Day. He shares that the program will highlight pecan production, the lumber industry, and wildfire information.


00:23:00 – Benefits of Adding Mulch in the Fall: Fall is the perfect time to add mulch around trees, shrubs and some perennials. K-State Research and Extension horticulture agent for Riley County, Gregg Eyestone, explains how mulch promotes root development in the fall and offers protection in the winter from the typical Kansas freeze/thaw cycles.


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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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