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Nov 20, 2023

  • Cattle Market Retail
  • Ethiopia and K-State Working Together for Sorghum
  • Acorns for Deer


00:01:05 – Cattle Market Retail: Starting today’s show is University of Nebraska-Lincoln livestock economist Elliott Dennis with a cattle market update. He discusses how retail has changed for beef and turkey.


00:12:05 – Ethiopia and K-State Working Together for Sorghum: K-State’s Nat Bascom and guest Alemu Tirfessa from Ethiopia continue the show to talk about their international work on sorghum.

Global Collaboration on Sorghum and Millet


00:23:05 – Acorns for Deer: Information about how people can increase acorn production from K-State wildlife specialist, Drew Ricketts, rounds out today’s show. He explains research that tells what deer hunters can do to increase acorn production for the wildlife.  



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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