K-State Research and Extension News
February 10, 2014
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Agriculture Today Radio Program Monday, February 10


The director of the Livestock Marketing Information Center, Jim Robb,
provides this week's cattle market insight:  he talks about the substantial
rise in the percentage of cattle grading choice since last summer and
what that's signaling to cattle feeders, and talks about the impact of
China possibly resuming U.S. beef imports later this year
 
Deputy animal health commissioner with the Kansas Department of
Agriculture, Justin Smith, talks about the proposed requirement for
cattle producers whose herds test positive for trichomoniasis to notify
neighboring cattle producers of that...and he talks about a concerted
effort by state officials and the veterinary community to address the
escalating problems with persistently-infected bovine viral diarrhea
(BVD-PI) in cattle
 
K-State agronomist Curt Thompson provides one final reminder about
the series of K-State grain sorghum production schools coming up this
week at four locations around Kansas
 
And for this week's Kansas 4-H segment, K-State 4-H specialist Beth
Hinshaw talks about local 4-H Club Days, and how they contribute to
youth development

Agriculture Today is broadcast each weekday morning at 10:00 on KFRM
Radio, Clay Center (550 AM) and KLOE Radio, Goodland (730 AM), which
collectively reach 75 counties in Kansas, parts of southern Nebraska, eastern
Colorado and northern Oklahoma...the broadcast can also be heard over the
K-State Radio Network website. Also see the Agriculture Today archives.

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K-State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well-being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K-State campus, Manhattan.

Story by: Eric Atkinson
agguy@ksu.edu
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