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Jan 30, 2024

  • Fins, Fur and Feathers: Coyotes and Deer
  • Factors for ARC and PLC Decisions
  • Dairy Margin Protection Program


00:01:05 – Fins, Fur and Feathers: Coyotes and Deer: Starting today’s show is K-State’s Drew Ricketts and Joe Gerken with another episode of Fins, Fur and Feathers explaining the predator-prey dynamic between coyotes and deer.

Fins, Fur and Feathers


00:12:05 – Factors for ARC and PLC Decisions: Agricultural economist from K-State Robin Reid and agricultural policy specialist Jenny Ifft continue the show by discussing managing risk with ARC and PLC and an upcoming webinar.

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00:23:05 – Dairy Margin Protection Program: K-State dairy specialist Mike Brouk expects milk margins to again be tight in 2024 and as he rounds out today’s show, he encourages dairy farmers to act quickly when the sign up date for the Dairy Margin Protection program is announced.



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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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