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Jan 30, 2023

  • Less Cattle on the Moo-ve
  • Latest Happenings in K-State’s College of Ag
  • Controlling Grasses Around Trees


00:01:16  — Less Cattle on the Moo-ve: This week's cattle market update is provided by Oklahoma State University livestock economist, Derrell Peel. Derrell discusses how the weather may be having impacts on moving cattle and the latest Cattle on Feed Report.


Derrell's Cow-Calf Corner Newsletter


00:12:10 — Latest Happenings in K-State’s College of Ag:  K-State's College of Agriculture Dean, Ernie Minton, joins us for January's edition of Statewide. This month's stories highlight biodegradable soil chip research, grants to support local food systems in Kansas, nanotechnology in entomology, and community mental health resilience. 


Article about Dr. Raj Khosla’s biodegradable soil chip research

Previous Agriculture Today segments about the innovative soil chip work


Article about the $750,000 grant to spur local food systems in Kansas


Article about K-State’s work utilizing nanotechnology for pest management

Previous Agriculture Today segment about the new area of research with Amie Norton and Jeff Whitworth


Article about the importance of community well-being and mental health


00:23:06 — Lesser Prairie-Chicken Updates: In this week’s wildlife segment with K-State wildlife specialist, Drew Ricketts, he provides updates on the Lesser Prairie-Chicken and resources and programs available to help with grazing program planning.


More information on NRCS's EQIP program

Website for the Working Lands for Wildlife Program

More information on Partners for Fish and Wildlife

Website for the Habitat First Program through the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks


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