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Apr 18, 2023

  • Foreign Land Ownership
  • Spring Cattle Reminders
  • Improving Feed Efficiency in Dairy Calves


00:01:05 – Foreign Land Ownership: Today’s show begins with insight on foreign ownership of U.S. land with K-State Agricultural Economics department head, Allen Featherstone. Allen breaks down some of the concerns when it comes to foreign ownership of agricultural land, how this information is tracked, and some surprising data for Kansas.

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00:12:10 – Spring Cattle Reminders: With spring upon us, K-State beef veterinarian AJ Tarpoff joins us to share some timely reminders for beef cattle. Today he shares insight on cases of spring lameness, planning with your veterinarian, and facility upkeep.


00:23:04 – Improving Feed Efficiency in Dairy Calves: Calves present an opportunity to improve feed efficiency on the dairy. K-State dairy specialist Mike Brouk ends today’s showing by explaining that this is typically accomplished through accelerated gain programs in the milk-fed stage of life.


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