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Apr 28, 2020

• The impacts of an innovative grazing system on cow condition and pasture productivity

• The latest edition of the Cattle Chat podcast

• Agricultural news, and the latest “Milk Lines”

• A new study on wild turkey damage to spring crops…

00:01:30 – Innovative Grazing System:  K-State rangeland scientist Keith Harmoney talks about the modified intensive early stocking approach to grazing the cow herd on summer grass...he is now into his his sixth year of studying the impacts of this grazing system on cow condition and pasture productivity, saying that there have been favorable outcomes.

00:12:55 – Beef Cattle Institute Podcast:  From a recent Cattle Chat podcast by the Beef Cattle Institute at K-State, comments on evaluating a pasture's cow herd carrying capacity, and on avoiding grass tetany problems as the herd grazes lush early-summer grass...featured are veterinarians Brad White and Bob Larson and cow-calf specialist Bob Weaber.

00:23:59 – Ag News:  Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines, along with this week's edition of "Milk Lines."


00:32:16 – Turkey Damage to Spring Crops:  K-State wildlife specialist Charlie Lee looks at the extent of wild turkey damage to newly-planted spring crops, based on a new report out of the University of Nebraska.


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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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