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Nov 28, 2023

  • Fins, Fur and Feathers: Translocation and Relocation
  • Agriculture Labor Shortage Impacts
  • Appreciating Agriculture Employees


00:01:05 – Fins, Fur and Feathers: Translocation and Relocation: Kicking off today’s show is K-State’s Drew Ricketts and Joe Gerken with another episode of Fins, Fur and Feathers talking about relocation and translocation of wildlife. 

Fins, Fur and Feathers


00:12:05 – Agriculture Labor Shortage Impacts: Jenny Ifft and Parker Vulgamore from K-State and Tori Laird with the Kansas Department of Agriculture continue the show discussing their recent study on how agricultural labor shortages impact the Kansas economy.

Help Wanted: How Agricultural Labor Shortages Affect the Kansas Economy


00:23:05 – Appreciating Agriculture Employees: Completing today’s show is K-State dairy specialist Mike Brouk as he says now is a good time for dairy producers to think about how they can show appreciation for all the hard work their employees do.



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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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