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Apr 26, 2021

  • Cattle Market Update
  • Livestock Producers and Vet Availability
  • Ag news
  • 4-H Project-report Update

00:01:30 – Cattle Market Update: The director of the Livestock Marketing Information Center, Katelyn McCullock, provides this week's insight on the cattle markets:  she recaps the USDA's latest cattle-on-feed report and what it says about feedlots remaining current in marketing. She also takes a look at the supportive indicators in the USDA's new cold storage report. 

00:12:49 – Livestock Producers and Vet Availability: The director of the Beef Cattle Institute at K-State, veterinarian Brad White, talks about a new initiative to gather feedback from livestock producers about the availability of veterinary services in their locations. The colleges of Veterinary Medicine and Agriculture at K-State are participants in this Rural Veterinary Workforce Development Task Force

00:24:12 – Ag News:  Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines.

00:32:29 – 4-H Project-report Update: On this week's 4-H segment, K-State 4-H specialist Amy Sollock discusses new project report forms that are now being used to track what participants are doing in their various project areas

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