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Radio stations are free to use clips from any of the episodes below. Time codes and descriptions for each segment are listed in the show notes. 

A selection of fully produced segments are made available weekly on the "For Radio Stations" page at the K-State Research and Extension news page.

Captioned episodes are available on our Agriculture Today YouTube page.

Mar 30, 2020

• The weekly cattle market update

• The latest Cattle Chat podcast

• Agricultural news, and the latest “Tree Tales”

• 4-H members are reassessing project goals and what they want to learn and accomplish…

00:01:30 – Cattle Market Update:  The director of the Livestock Marketing Information Center, Katelyn McCullock, is featured on this week's cattle market segment: she talks about the staying power of the recent rally in boxed beef prices, and she goes over the LMIC's updated projections on cattle feeding returns for the rest of 2020.

00:12:56 – Beef Cattle Institute Podcast:  From the latest Cattle Chat podcast out of the Beef Cattle Institute at K-State, a look at two topics: the factors that lead to cows giving birth to twins, and preparing bulls for the upcoming breeding season...taking part in the conversation are K-State veterinarians Bob Larson and Brad White and cow-calf specialist Bob Weaber.

00:24:08 – Ag News:  Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines, and the Kansas Forest Service presents this week's edition of "Tree Tales."

00:32:21 – Staying Connected While Isolated:  K-State 4-H specialist Beth Hinshaw talks about 4-Hers reassessing project goals and what they want to learn and accomplish.


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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.


K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.