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May 20, 2013
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Agriculture Today Radio Program Monday, May 20


Livestock economist Lee Schulz of Iowa State University provides this
week's insight on the cattle markets:  he goes over the implications
of the USDA's latest cattle-on-feed report, and comments on the
increasing relevance of corn planting progress to the cattle trade

K-State beef systems specialist Justin Waggoner looks at some of the
day-to-day management challenges at cattle feedlots, as were
discussed at the recent K-State Cattle Feeders College...he also
announces the winners of the Top Hand Awards for feedlot employees

And for this week's Kansas 4-H segment, K-State 4-H events
coordinator Sarah Keatley advises 4-Hers that it's not too early to
check out the project entry requirements for the 2013 Kansas State
Fair

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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