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Jul 26, 2021

  • Livestock Market Update
  • Administering Treatment to Cattle on Summer Pasture
  • Agricultural News
  • Kansas 4-H Update


00:01:00 – Livestock Market Update: Livestock economist Derrell Peel of Oklahoma State University analyzes the market signals from last Friday's USDA cattle-on-feed and cattle inventory reports. He also discusses the trends in cattle trade between the U.S., Mexico and Canada over the past five years, ​and how U.S. beef interests have come out in that exchange

00:12:00 – Administering Treatment to Cattle on Summer Pasture: K-State beef veterinarian A.J. Tarpoff talks about treating cattle out on summer pasture for various ailments, saying that producers need to go the extra mile to assure that treatment products are administered correctly...he specifically discusses the use of "dart guns" for remote treatment, and the special considerations associated with using those


00:23:00 – Agricultural News: Eric Atkinson continues his conversation with K-State beef veterinarian A.J. Tarpoff on treating various ailments to cattle on summer pasture

00:30:54 – Kansas 4-H Update: Kansas 4-H Youth Council president Adelaide Easter from the Central Kansas Extension District discusses how 4-H helped prepare her for college and why older 4-H members should remain active in the organization


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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 Eric Atkinson and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.


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