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Jun 5, 2023

  • Cattle Market and Meat Demand Monitor
  • May Statewide and Agronomy Groundbreaking
  • Using Bird Feeders


00:01:06 – Cattle Market and Meat Demand Monitor: Beginning today’s show is K-State livestock economist, Glynn Tonsor with a cattle market update. He discusses the May Meat Demand Monitor and a special Meat Demand Monitor for Memorial Day and grilling season.

May Meat Demand Monitor on

Special Meat Demand Monitor on 


00:12:08 – K-State May Statewide and Agronomy Groundbreaking: K-State’s College of Agriculture Dean and Director of K-State Research and Extension, Ernie Minton, continues Monday’s show with a Statewide update and information on the Agronomy Research and Innovation Center groundbreaking.

Link to subscribe to Statewide newsletter


00:23:05 – Using Bird Feeders: Concluding today’s show is Drew Ricketts, K-State wildlife specialist, as he continues his conversation about feeding wildlife. There might be more consequences to bird feeders than previously thought.

Drew's past interview on Agriculture Today


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Agriculture Today is a daily program featuring Kansas State University agricultural specialists and other experts examining ag issues facing Kansas and the nation. It is hosted by Shelby Varner and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.


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