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May 14, 2024

  • KFMA State Summary for 2023
  • KFMA's Associations 2023 Summary
  • Safe Dairy Products


00:01:05 – KFMA State Summary for 2023: Starting today’s show is Mark Dikeman, Kansas Farm Management Association’s executive director, with an economic and financial analysis of Kansas farms in 2023.


00:12:05 – KFMA's Associations 2023 Summary: KFMA’s Extension agricultural economists Glenn Conover, Lindsay Bryant, Dillon Rapp, Aaron Meisenheimer, Jacob Grinstead and Chelsea Plummer continue the show with a quick financial summary of the farms in their association.


00:23:05 – Safe Dairy Products: K-State dairy specialist Mike Brouk ends today’s show by explaining the steps that are taken to ensure dairy products are safe, as consumers have been asking questions due to the recent HPAI detection. 



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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