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Sep 11, 2023

  • Cattle Market Update
  • Celebrating Agriculture
  • Aquaponics


00:01:05 – Cattle Market Update: Livestock economist Elliott Dennis from University of Nebraska-Lincoln begins today’s show with an update on the cattle market. He shares an in-depth look at cash cattle. 


00:12:05 – Celebrating Agriculture: Continuing the show is Ernie Minton, director of K-State Research and Extension, and Dan Moser, associate dean in K-State’s College of Agriculture, with a conversation about the upcoming Celebrate Agriculture Day.

Celebrate Agriculture Day

Student Summit - Celebrate Agriculture 

K-State College of Agriculture


00:23:05 – Aquaponics: K-State fisheries and aquatics Extension specialist Joe Gerken ends the show with information about how aquaponics work and crucial factors for making them functional.

Kansas Department of Agriculture

K-State Extension Wildlife Management


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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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