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March 04, 2013
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Agriculture Today Radio Program Monday, March 4


The director of the Livestock Marketing Information Center,
Jim Robb, provides this week's cattle market commentary: in addition
to remarking on last week's big rally in the fed cattle market, he
offers thoughts on what the sequester-forced cutback on federal meat
inspection would mean to the beef marketplace

Conservation program specialist Rod Winkler of the Farm Service
Agency outlines the details of the next general Conservation Reserve
Program sign-up set for this spring, and talks about the expectations
for continuous C-R-P funding to resume

And for this week's 4-H feature, K-State 4-H specialist Gary Gerhard
lists the series of project-specific and other specialty 4-H camps
coming up this summer

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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