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Feb 12, 2020

• Tips for making new bull purchases

• The 107th Cattlemen's Day at K-State is set for March 6th

• Agricultural news headlines

• Gus van der Hoeven’s “Stop, Look and Listen…”

00:01:30 – Bull Buying Hints:  K-State veterinarians Brad White and Bob Larson, cow-calf specialist Bob Weaber and former K-State beef geneticist Dan Moser offer several guidelines for making new bull purchases for the upcoming breeding season:  how to sort through all the genetic information to arrive at the best bull selection for one's herd...they also look at how many bulls to buy, to cover a given herd.

00:12:42 – 2020 Cattlemen’s Day:  K-State beef cattle specialist Dale Blasi previews the 107th Cattlemen's Day at K-State, set for March 6th on the campus...he highlights the keynote speakers and their timely subjects, and walks through the lineup of informative breakout sessions that will take place.

00:24:04 – Ag News:  A look at the day's agricultural news headlines.

00:32:18 – "Stop, Look and Listen":  K-State's Gus van der Hoeven presents "Stop, Look and Listen", his weekly commentary on rural Kansas.


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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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