Nov 12, 2019
00:01:29– Winter Supplementation Strategies for Cattle: K-State beef cattle nutritionist Dale Blasi talks about supplementation strategies for the cow herd on dormant winter range, and what supplemental feeds serve well in making up for the protein shortage in most dormant grasses. He looks at the nutritional requirements of spring-calving cows and heifers and matching the supplemental feeding program to those needs
00:12:52 – Beef Calving School Preview: K-State beef veterinarian A.J. Tarpoff previews the series of K-State Beef Calving Schools which begins next week...these feature a life-size cow-and-calf model for demonstrating the calving process and methods of assisting with a difficult calving...seven of these schools will be conducted around the state over the next couple of months
00:24:11 – Ag News: Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines.
00:32:30 – Quail Parasites: K-State wildlife specialist Charlie Lee talks about a couple of parasites afflicting quail coveys, and whether they are contributing to the general decline in quail populations
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