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May 20, 2024

  • What's Going on in the Cattle Market
  • What were the GPS Outages?
  • Soybean Gall Midge


00:01:05 – What's Going on in the Cattle Market: A cattle market update with Elliott Dennis, University of Nebraska-Lincoln livestock economist, kicks off today’s show with a cattle market update. He discusses fed cattle futures, slaughter cows and fed cattle closeouts. 


00:12:05 – What were the GPS Outages?:  Continuing the show is K-State precision agricultural economist Terry Griffin as he explains the recent GPS outages that people experienced. He says how these issues will likely happen again.

Ag Today with Rebecca Bishop and Terry

Ag Today with Kathy Draeger and Terry

News Release and Video on

NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center


00:23:05 – Soybean Gall Midge: Anthony Zukoff, K-State Extension entomologist, ends the show with information about a newer pest, soybean gall midge. He says the damage it does and how it can be identified.

Be on the Lookout for Soybean Gall Midge

K-State Extension Entomology


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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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