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Nov 16, 2022

  • An Update on FSA’s Guaranteed Loan Program
  • Research on Shade and Limit Feeding on Cattle Comfort
  • BCI’s Ask the Experts: Best Waterers in Freezing Conditions


00:01:09 – An Update on FSA’s Guaranteed Loan Program: Josh Ridders, farm loan chief with the Kansas Farm Service Agency, discusses the FSA’s guaranteed loan program.


00:12:09 – Research on Shade and Limit Feeding on Cattle Comfort: K-State beef veterinarian, AJ Tarpoff, shares the results of a two-year-long study looking at the impact of shade and limit feeding on cattle comfort.

AJ's presentation on this subject at this year's KSU Stocker Field Day

00:25:10 – Beef Cattle Institute’s Ask the Experts: K-State experts Brad White, Dustin Pendell, and Bob Larson tackle a listener’s question on what types of waterers are best for cattle in freezing conditions.

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.