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Jun 14, 2021

  • Livestock Market Update
  • IGP Institute: World Grain Supply
  • Ag news
  • Kansas 4-H: Clover Classroom Challenge 


00:01:00 – Livestock Market Update: Livestock economist Lee Schulz of Iowa State University is featured on this week's cattle market segment:  he goes over the U.S. Meat Export Federation's latest report on U.S. beef exports, and he looks at growing concerns about drought and decisions that producers may be facing on herd inventory and forage resources


00:11:26 – IGP Institute: World Grain Supply: The senior economist with the I-G-P Institute at K-State, Guy Allen, offers his analysis of the USDA's latest world grain supply-and-demand report released last week:  he comments on the escalating use of wheat as a feedgrain in other parts of the world...on the short second crop of corn coming out of South America...and on the ongoing demand for soybeans in China


00:22:27 – Ag news: Eric Atkinson covers the day’s agricultural news headlines.


00:30:25 – Kansas 4-H Clover Classroom Challenge: The 4-H youth development agent in the Cottonwood Extension District, Michelle Beran, discusses the online 4-H Clover Classroom Challenge 


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