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Nov 11, 2019

  • Cattle Market Update:
  • Beef Checkoff’s Sustainable Research Program
  • Ag News
  • 4-H Foods and Nutrition project

00:01:30 – Cattle Market Update: K-State livestock economist Glynn Tonsor is featured on this week's cattle market segment. He talks about another good week for the fed and feeder cattle markets, and shares information on the advent of alternative protein products in the marketplace, and their likely influence on the beef trade.

00:12:51 – Beef Checkoff’s Sustainable Research Program: The senior director of the Beef Checkoff's Sustainable Research Program, Sara Place, talks about how the cattle industry checks far more "sustainability boxes" than most people realize, saying that the cattle industry should do more to tell that story. She was a recent guest of the Beef Cattle Institute at K-State, and talks with the BCI's Brad White, Bob Larson and Bob Weaber.

00:24:13 – Ag News: Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines followed by Tree Tales with Bob Atchison from the Kansas Forest Service. 

00:32:32 – 4-H Foods and Nutrition project: On this week's 4-H segment, K-State 4-H program coordinator Taylor Flowers talks about the 4-H Foods and Nutrition project, which is among the most popular project areas in the state.

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