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Nov 15, 2023

  • Guaranteed Loan Program
  • Feedstuff Options
  • Chronically Lame Pregnant Cow


00:01:05 – Guaranteed Loan Program: Kansas Farm Service Agency Farm Loan Chief, Josh Ridder, begins today’s show by providing details about FSA’s guaranteed loan program. He reviews the different types and how it is managed.


00:12:05 – Feedstuff Options: Continuing the show is K-State Extension beef cattle specialist Justin Waggoner discussing alternative feedstuff options for cattle. Many things can be included but need to be tested and used properly.

Evaluating Alternative Feedstuffs for Cattle


00:23:05 – Chronically Lame Pregnant Cow: The Beef Cattle Institute at K-State rounds out today’s show with this week’s Ask the Experts. Brad White, Brian Lubbers and Dustin Pendell think about different options for what to do with a consistently lame cow during gestation.

BCI Cattle Chat Podcast

Bovine Science with BCI Podcast

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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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