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Sep 18, 2023

  • Cattle Market and Consumer Price Index
  • K-State Landowner Conference
  • Vultures in Kansas


00:01:05 – Cattle Market and Consumer Price Index: Starting today’s show is Katelyn McCullock, director of the Livestock Marketing Information Center, with this week’s cattle market update. She recaps the markets as well as the consumer price index and advanced retail sales reports.


00:12:05 – K-State Landowner Conference: K-State’s Robin Reid and Ashlee Westerhold from the agricultural economics department keep the show going as they preview the first-ever Landowner Conference.


00:23:05 – Vultures in Kansas: Wrapping up today’s show is K-State wildlife specialist Drew Ricketts. He discusses the different species of vultures and why people might be seeing them and how they can be dispersed.

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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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