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Oct 10, 2023

  • Continuing the Henry C. Gardiner Lectures with Gregg Doud
  • Cash Rent in Kansas
  • Might be Time to Change Dairy Products


00:01:05 – Continuing the Henry C. Gardiner Lectures with Gregg Doud: Starting today’s show is the Henry C. Gardiner Global Food Systems lecturer Gregg Doud. He discusses what opportunities Kansas producers have and what makes him excited for the future of agriculture and K-State.

Henry C. Gardiner Global Food Systems Lecture Series 


00:12:07 – Cash Rent in Kansas: K-State Extension farm management specialist, Gregg Ibendahl, continues the show by reviewing his recent work on researching cash rent prices in Kansas.

2024 Kansas County-Level Cash Rental Rates for Non-Irrigated Cropland 

2024 Kansas County-Level Cash Rental Rates for Irrigated Cropland

Kansas Landowner Conference


00:23:05 – Might be Time to Change Dairy Products: Concluding today’s show is K-State dairy specialist Mike Brouk. He says with nationwide beverage milk sales continuing to decline other dairy products are seeing increased sales and it presents producers an opportunity to switch some of their fluid milk sales into higher-demand products.


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