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Nov 21, 2022

  • Expectations for the Upcoming Beef Cattle Export Report
  • Poinsettia Care and a New Milk Processing Facility
  • Ducks are Beginning Migration


00:01:00 – Expectations for the Beef Cattle Export Report: Oklahoma State University livestock economist Derrell Peel provides his analysis of the cattle market. He says beef demand is holding up and that production volumes continue to slowly decrease. He also covers what he expects to see in the upcoming export data report.

Derrell's Cow-Calf Corner Newsletter

00:12:00 – Poinsettia Care and a New Milk Processing Facility: K-State Research and Extension horticulture agent for Riley County, Gregg Eyestone, discusses how to select and care for poinsettias throughout the holidays – and possibly beyond. Also, Ron Wilson, director of the Huck Boyd National Institute for Rural Development at Kansas State University and host of Kansas Profile, has details of a $630 million milk processing facility being built in Dodge City.


00:23:00 – Ducks are Beginning Migration: In this week’s wildlife segment, K-State fisheries and aquatics specialist Joe Gerkin, discusses ducks. He explains the difference between dabblers and diving ducks – and why hunters may want to take added precautions this year.    



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