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Feb 21, 2024

  • ARC and PLC Deadlines
  • Why Safety is Important on the Farm
  • Cattle Having Issues on Their Hooves


00:01:05 – ARC and PLC Deadlines: Kansas Farm Service Agency agriculture program specialist Michael Martin begins today’s show with a reminder about the upcoming ARC and PLC program deadlines.

FSA Service Centers

Robin Reid and Jenny Ifft on


00:12:05 – Why Safety is Important on the Farm: Continuing today’s show is Tawnie Larson, project consultant for the Kansas Agriculture Safety and Health program at K-State, as she talks about farm safety and a survey that producers can complete to help her better share farm safety information.

Stockmen's Dinner

Cattlemen's Day

Legacy Sale

Farm and Ranch Transition Conferences


00:23:05 – Cattle Having Issues on Their Hooves: The show ends today with K-State’s Brad White, Bob Larson and Brian Lubbers on another part of the Beef Cattle Institute’s Cattle Chat podcast. This week the group has a conversation about what could be causing hoof issues.

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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