Jan 18, 2023
00:01:04 — Meat Purchasing Down Across the Board: We start by catching up with K-State livestock economist, Glynn Tonsor. Glynn shares the latest information in the cattle markets and focuses on the most recent data from the Meat Demand Monitor which can be found on Ag Manager. He shares that overall meat purchasing is down and says that very well may be due to inflationary pressures on the dollars Americans are currently earning.
00:12:10 — Antique Collector or Farmer?: We follow the cattle market update with an interesting agricultural law segment with K-State and Washburn University School of Law professor, Roger McEowen. Roger shares a case with us where a producer was accused by the IRS of being an antique collector and not a farmer…
00:23:09 — Best Options for New Cattle Facilities: We end with our latest edition of the Beef Cattle Institute’s Ask the Experts. This week experts Brad White, Bob Larson, and Brian Lubbers answer a listener’s question on the best options for building a new cattle handling facility.
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