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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.

Oct 29, 2019

• An extended look at the economic state of Kansas farms

• Agricultural news, and the latest “Milk Lines”

• For deer hunters, a tip for finding high-quality bucks…

00:01:30 – Economic State of Kansas Farms:  From the Farm Analyst program at K-State, director Duane Hund and senior analyst LaVell Windsor discuss the economic state of Kansas farms as 2019 winds down…they also go over the services that the program provides to producers in evaluating farm enterprises, and mapping out a game plan for addressing those challenges.

00:13:00 – Economic State of Kansas Farms (Part 2):  More from Duane Hund and LaVell Windsor, the director and senior analyst, respectively, for the Farm Analyst program at K-State. They’ll look ahead beyond 2019, and discuss what financial challenges they see ahead for producers.

00:24:30 – Ag News:  Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines, along with this week's edition of "Milk Lines."

00:33:00 – Rubbing, Scraping and Hunting:  K-State wildlife specialist Charlie Lee talks about the tree rubbing and scraping behavior of bucks, and how deer hunters can use that as a guide to finding high-quality bucks.


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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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