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Jun 11, 2019

The weekly livestock market update; the unusually high number of cattle pinkeye cases being reported for this time of the year; the latest agricultural news, and the latest “Tree Tales”; the Kansas 4-H Military Partnership Project at K-State…

00:01:30 – Livestock Market Update:  The director of the Livestock Marketing Information Center, Katelyn McCullock, is featured on this week's cattle market segment:  she comments on the just-released USDA beef export data, the ongoing influence of uncertain corn production on the cattle market, and the outlook for hay prices given the current status of hay production in the central plains.

00:13:00 – Beef Cattle Pinkeye Outbreak:  From the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory at K-State, Gregg Hanzlicek talks about an unusually high number of cattle pinkeye cases being reported for this time of the year...he looks at why that's happening, and the treatment options available to cattle producers.

00:24:30 – Ag News:  Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines, and the Kansas Forest Service presents this week's edition of "Tree Tales."

00:33:00 – 4-H Military Partnership Project:  K-State 4-H specialist Anissa Jepsen discusses the Military Partnership Project at K-State that is part of a national effort to deliver research-based programming and resources to military family youth.


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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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