Apr 22, 2020
• Selecting the right mineral product for the cow herd on summer pasture
• Contingency plans for farm families in the midst of the COVID-19 situation
• Agricultural news headlines
• Gus van der Hoeven’s “Stop, Look and Listen…”
00:01:30 – Mineral Supplements for the Cow Herd: K-State beef systems specialist Justin Waggoner talks about selecting the right mineral product to provide to the cow herd while on summer pasture...he says that supplemental mineral choice should correlate with the cow's productivity status, and with the nutritional condition of the grass itself.
00:12:56 – Contingency Plans for Farm Families: K-State agricultural economist Robin Reid, Extension community vitality specialist Nadine Sigle and Barber County Extension agent Robin Eubank-Callis talk about resources available from K-State Research and Extension to help farm families make contingency plans in the midst of the COVID-19 situation, in three areas: gathering farm and ranch information, farm family record-keeping, and business continuity planning.
00:24:18 – Ag News: A look at the day's agricultural news headlines.
00:32:08 – "Stop, Look and Listen": K-State's Gus van der Hoeven presents "Stop, Look and Listen", his weekly commentary on rural Kansas.
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