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Oct 3, 2022

  • USDA’s Cattle Contracts Library Pilot Program
  • Tips for Navigating Late Wheat Planting
  • Managing Unexpected Fish in Farm Ponds


00:01:00 – USDA’s Cattle Contracts Library Pilot Program: Iowa State University livestock economist Lee Schulz has information on the latest cattle on feed report, the status of current profit margins and the variability caused by inputs, and news regarding the USDA’s Cattle Contracts Library Pilot Program.


00:12:00 – Tips for Navigating Late Wheat Planting: K-State wheat and forage specialist, Romulo Lollato, provides an update on current soil conditions for planting wheat and management advice on how to navigate late planting this year.


00:23:00 – Managing Unexpected Fish in Farm Ponds: For this week's wildlife management segment, K-State fisheries and aquatics specialist, Joe Gerken, focuses on unexpected fish in ponds.



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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.