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Apr 8, 2024

  • News Impacting the Cattle Market
  • Replacement Heifers and Open Cattle
  • Faces in Agriculture: Zoe Kaiser


00:01:05 – News Impacting the Cattle Market: A cattle market update with Iowa State University livestock economist Lee Schulz kicks off today’s show. Lee also reviews the other disappearance category on USDA Cattle on Feed reports. 

Ag Decision Maker

USDA Hogs and Pigs Report

USMEF Article


00:12:05 – Replacement Heifers and Open Cattle: K-State’s Beef Cattle Institute continues the show as Brad White, Bob Larson, Brian Lubbers and Phillip Lancaster discuss listener questions about replacement heifers and cattle coming back as open. 

BCI Cattle Chat Podcast

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00:23:05 – Faces in Agriculture: Zoe Kaiser: Finishing today’s show is another segment of Faces in Agriculture with Zoe Kaiser from Gove and Sheridan County. She explains her rural life and what makes her excited for the future of agriculture. 



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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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