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Nov 27, 2023

  • Cattle Market Update
  • Swine Nutrition with Wayne Cast
  • Faces in Agriculture: BEL Tree Farm


00:01:05 – Cattle Market Update: A cattle market update with Katelyn McCullock, director of the Livestock Marketing Information Center, starts today’s show as she talks about cow replacement auction data.


00:12:05 – Swine Nutrition with Wayne Cast: Continuing today’s show is Wayne Cast who is a swine nutritionist that spoke at K-State’s Swine Day. Wayne discusses how swine nutrition has changed and shares a few recommendations for people deciding what to feed their livestock.

Wayne's Presentation


00:23:05 – Faces in Agriculture: BEL Tree Farm: A segment of Faces in Agriculture rounds out today's show. Michelle and Aaron Peck from BEL Tree Farm explain their operation and its challenges and successes.



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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