Livestock economist Derrell Peel of Oklahoma State University takes
up the cattle market trends: among other items, he looks at the
cattle market impact from the USDA's crop production report released
Then, two features from K-State's 2012 Beef Conference last week:
Renowned climatological consultant Evelyn Browning-Garriss looks at
historical climate patterns, and what they suggest about the long-
term weather patterns in the central plains...she also talks about
the improving near-term chances for moisture in the region, as El
Nino takes effect.
And the manager of the Rex Ranch in Nebraska, Chip Ramsey, talks
about the areas of management that operation has successfully
emphasized...things that most other cow-calf operations could also
For this week's Kansas 4-H segment, K-State 4-H specialist
Deryl Waldren previews the Northwest Youth and Leaders Forum taking
place later this month.
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
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Story by: Eric Atkinsonagguy@ksu.eduK-State Research & Extension News