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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 3, 2020

• A spreadsheet helps cow-calf producers organize and conduct their AI programs

• The latest Cattle Chat podcast

• Agricultural news, and the latest “Milk Lines”

• Mapping out a fish-stocking plan as part of farm pond management…

00:01:30 – Estrous Synchronization Planner:  K-State beef cattle specialist Sandy Johnson shares information on a spreadsheet that cow-calf producers can use to better organize and conduct their artificial insemination's called the Estrous Synchronization Planner, which can help a producer carry out their A-I protocols more productively and efficiently.

00:12:52 – Cattle Chat Podcast:  From the latest Cattle Chat podcast out of the Beef Cattle Institute at K-State, a discussion of agricultural advocacy:  what it takes to effectively communicate how agriculture works to the public...featuring veterinarians Brad White and Bob Larson, cow-calf specialist Bob Weaber, and a guest panelist who was just recognized nationally for her advocacy work, Kansas rancher Brandi Buzzard Frobose.

00:24:16 – Ag News:  Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines, along with this week's edition of "Milk Lines."

00:32:35 – Stocking the Farm Pond:  K-State wildlife specialist Charlie Lee talks about mapping out a fish-stocking plan as part of farm pond management.


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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.