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Sep 5, 2023

  • Crop Insurance
  • Feeding and Baiting
  • Growth in the Dairy Industry


00:01:05 – Crop Insurance: Beginning today’s show is K-State agriculture policy specialist, Jenny Ifft, with a heads-up on crop insurance related factors. There are many things producers should look into before deciding on a policy.


00:12:05 – Feeding and Baiting: Drew Ricketts, K-State wildlife specialist, continues today’s show by discussing the North American Model for Conservation and science information about baiting and feeding.

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00:23:05 – Growth in the Dairy Industry: K-State dairy specialist Mike Brouk rounds out the show by reviewing recent data from the Central Milk Marketing Administrator that shows growth in several areas in the Midwest region.



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