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May 30, 2018

On today’s episode: the weekly livestock market update; highlights from the latest Beef Cattle Institute podcast; the latest agricultural news, and this week's "Milk Lines"; a look at what, if anything, can be done to deal with woodpecker damage…

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.

00:01:30 – Livestock Market Update:  K-State livestock economist Glynn Tonsor provides this week's cattle market insight.

00:13:00 – Beef Cattle Podcast:  Segments from the latest podcast from the Beef Cattle Institute at K-State.

00:24:29 – Ag News:  Jeff Wichman covers the day's agricultural news headlines, and K-State Research and Extension dairy specialist Mike Brouk has this week's edition of "Milk Lines."

00:32:59 – Woodpecker Damage:  K-State wildlife specialist Charlie Lee looks at the problem of woodpecker damage to wood-sided buildings and structures, and research on possible deterrent strategies.

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