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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.

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Jan 14, 2020

• A health condition in young beef calves can quickly result in calf losses

• The latest Cattle Chat podcast from the Beef Cattle Institute

• Agricultural news, and the latest “Milk Lines”

• The costs and returns of coyote control methods…

00:01:30 – Enterotoxemia in Beef Calves:  K-State veterinarian Gregg Hanzlicek talks about a health condition in young beef calves that can quickly result in calf losses, called enterotoxemia...he explains how it occurs, and what cow-calf producers can do to keep it from happening.

00:12:47 – Cattle Chat Podcast:  Comments from the latest Cattle Chat podcast from the Beef Cattle Institute at K-State, on two topics: managing cow herd hay feeding more acutely as winter presses on, and genetic considerations in selecting bulls for breeding replacement heifers...featured at K-State veterinarians Brad White and Bob Larson and cow-calf specialist Bob Weaber.

00:24:10 – Ag News:  Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines, along with this week's edition of "Milk Lines."

00:32:30 – Costs and Returns of Coyote Control:  K-State wildlife specialist Charlie Lee reports on new research into the costs and returns of coyote control methods to prevent predation on cattle.


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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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