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Jan 25, 2021

  • Cattle Market Update with @TonsorGlynn
  • Grazing management, rotational fencing & winter ranch mgmt schools
  • Ag news
  • 4-H update: Science of Ag Challenge; horse contests; shooting sports

00:01:30 – Cattle Market Update: K-State livestock economist Glynn Tonsor offers his insight on the cattle markets: He reviews the USDA's latest cattle-on-feed report, and he looks at the USDA's latest monthly summary of domestic and export beef demand, and how it compares with consumer demand for pork and poultry.

00:12:57 – Grazing Management, Rotational Fencing & Winter Ranch Mgmt Schools: From the latest Cattle Chat podcast out of the Beef Cattle Institute at K-State, a look at rotational grazing management, and the economics of rotational fencing, featuring veterinarians Brad White and Bob Larson and livestock economist Dustin Pendell.

K-State beef cattle specialist Dale Blasi preview K-State's series of three Winter Ranch Management Schools, the first of which is set for this Thursday.

00:24:23 – Ag News: Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines.

00:32:40 – 4-H Update: Science of Ag Challenge; Horse Contests; Shooting Sports: On this week's 4-H segment, K-State 4-H specialist Anissa Jepsen has an update on the Science of Agriculture Challenge, horse contests and judging, and shooting sports.

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