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Dec 12, 2022

  • Current Cull Cow Volatility and What is to Come is 2023
  • An Update on Ukraine
  • Attracting Birds to Ponds


00:01:12  — Current Cull Cow Volatility and What is to Come in 2023:  Director of the Livestock Marketing Information Center (LMIC), Katelyn McCullock, provides this week’s cattle market update. She shares insight on some of the volatility seen in the cull cow markets, October trade data that was recently released, and what trends she expects to see come the new year.

The latest from LMIC

00:12:09 — An Update on Ukraine: Antonina Broyaka, K-State Extension associate in agricultural economics, provides on update on the Russian invasion on Ukraine. She shares that Russian aggression will continue to have a long-lasting impact on Ukrainian agriculture and global food insecurity as a whole.

More from Antonina's latest update

00:23:08 — Attracting Birds to Ponds: We end with this week’s wildlife segment where K-State fisheries and aquatics specialist, Joe Gerken, gives advice on how to make ponds more appealing to different types of birds.


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