Nov 6, 2019
The USDA's Pasture, Rangeland and Forage Insurance program is open for enrollment; the 2019 K-State Swine Day is coming up on November 21st; agricultural news headlines; Gus van der Hoeven’s “Stop, Look and Listen…”
00:01:30 – Pasture, Rangeland and Forage Insurance: K-State agricultural economist Monte Vandeveer invites forage and grassland managers to look at the USDA's Pasture, Rangeland and Forage Insurance program as a way of managing the risk of drought losses to pasture and forage resources...the deadline for enrolling in this coverage for the 2020 calendar year is a week from this Friday.
00:13:00 – 2019 K-State Swine Day: K-State swine specialist Mike Tokach talks about the ongoing response of swine researchers to the threat of African swine fever spreading further in the world, and specifically what's being done of late to prevent it from entering the U.S....that will be one of the featured topics at the 2019 K-State Swine Day coming up on November 21st on the campus.
00:24:30 – Ag News: Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines.
00:33:00 – "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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