Jan 28, 2021
00:01:30 – Adjusting Cattle Rations in Cold Weather: K-State beef systems specialist Justin Waggoner talks about adjusting feeding rations to deal with cold stress in cattle. He looks at the temperature levels that induce that stress, given the condition of the animal, and he discusses ration options for boosting cattle energy intake in cold weather
00:12:49 – Women Managing the Farm Virtual-conference Preview: A co-chair of the 2021 Women Managing the Farm Conference, K-State's Janel Koons, has more information on that virtual event, which is set for Feb. 10-12. She highlights the messages to be shared by the keynote speakers, as well as some of the breakout sessions
00:23:41 – Ag News: Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines; Kansas Soybean Update with Greg Akagi
00:31:55 – Resource Considerations for Spring Tree Planting: On this week's horticulture segment, K-State horticulturist Ward Upham looks at research on how competition from surrounding grass can impact a young landscape tree's growth. Something to consider when selecting and maintaining a site for a new tree this spring
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