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Sep 25, 2023

  • Steady Cattle Market
  • Net Farm Income Projections
  • Riparian Buffers


00:01:05 – Steady Cattle Market: Starting the show today is Oklahoma State University livestock economist, Derrell Peel, with a cattle market update. He discusses the Cattle on Feed report as well as factors that are affecting slaughter cow values.

September 18 - Cow-Calf Corner Newsletter

September 11 - Cow-Calf Corner Newsletter

Link to Cow-Calf Corner Newsletter


00:12:05 – Net Farm Income Projections: K-State Extension farm management specialist Gregg Ibendahl continues the show by discussing his net farm income projections for 2023 and 2024.

Revised Net Farm Income Projections for 2023 and 2024


00:23:05 – Riparian Buffers: Joe Gerken, K-State fisheries and aquatics Extension specialist, rounds out today’s show. He explains how riparian buffers can be beneficial for ponds and agriculture.


K-State Beef Stocker Field Day: September 28

Kansas Forest Service Seed to Saw Open House: September 30


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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.


K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.