K-State Research and Extension News
April 05, 2013
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Agriculture Today Radio Program Friday, April 5

K-State agricultural economist Dan O'Brien offers his latest insight
on the grain markets:  he looks ahead to the USDA's World
Agricultural Supply and Demand report coming out next week, and what
guidance those new grain stocks numbers might give to the grain

K-State beef cattle specialist Dale Blasi tells of a new study he
oversaw last year, evaluating the impact of using insecticidal ear
tags on the growth performance of stocker calves on native grass.

Kansas Secretary of Agriculture Dale Rodman comments on the
announcement yesterday that virtually all of the functions of the
Kansas Department of Agriculture currently located in Topeka will be
moving to the K-State campus next summer.

And state climatologist Mary Knapp of K-State reports on Kansas
agricultural weather.

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 Research and Extension website.

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
K-State Research & Extension News