Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

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.

Nov 20, 2019

• Increasing concerns about Johne's disease becoming more common in Kansas cow-calf herds

• The latest Beef Cattle Institute podcast

• Agricultural news headlines

• Gus van der Hoeven’s “Stop, Look and Listen…”

00:01:30 – Johne’s Disease:  From the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory at K-State, Gregg Hanzlicek discusses increasing concerns about Johne's disease becoming more common in Kansas cow-calf herds...he talks about the ill effects of this disease and why diagnosing it is so difficult, and what producers should do to keep it out of their herds as best they can.

00:12:54 – Beef Cattle Institute Podcast:  Researchers from the Beef Cattle Institute at K-State talk about nutritional and economic considerations when putting together a winter supplemental feeding program for the beef cow herd, which was a featured subject on the lastest BCI Cattle Chat podcast...commenting are veterinarians Brad White and Bob Larson, cow-calf specialist Bob Weaber and livestock economist Dustin Pendell.

00:24:21 – Ag News:  Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines.

00:32:42 – "Stop, Look and Listen":  K-State's Gus van der Hoeven presents "Stop, Look and Listen", his weekly commentary on rural Kansas.


Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to

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.