Apr 19, 2021
• The weekly cattle market update
• “Days suitable for farm work”
• Agricultural news
• Recent 4-H horse events…
00:01:30 – Cattle Market Update: K-State livestock economist Glynn Tonsor is featured on this week's cattle market segment: he reports on the latest trends in domestic and export beef demand, as per USDA data....he also talks about the freshly-updated K-State Feeder Cattle Risk Management Tool, and how producers can make use of it in navigating the current economics.
00:12:57 – Days Suitable For Farm Work: K-State precision agricultural economist Terry Griffin talks about new data that he has put together on trends in days suitable for farm work...he explains what that represents, and how that information can be useful to producers in making long-term equipment and other investment decisions.
00:24:12 – Ag News: Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines.
00:32:31 – Kansas 4-H Horse Events: K-State 4-H specialist Shannon Rogge talks about two recent 4-H horse events: hippology and quiz bowl.
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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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