K-State Research and Extension News
October 08, 2012
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Agriculture Today Radio Program, Monday, October 8


K-State livestock economist Glynn Tonsor is featured in this week's
cattle market segment:  he goes over his latest calculations on
cattle feedlot returns, including the updated projections on feeding
cost-of-gain and breakeven prices for feeder and fed cattle heading
into 2013.


K-State pasture management specialist Walt Fick talks pasture weed
control as the grazing season closes out, and what special weed
management issues have come to the fore as the drought has persisted.


And for this week's Kansas 4-H segment, K-State 4-H specialist Beth
Hinshaw and the president of the Kansas 4-H Youth Leadership Council,
Leigh Ann Maurath, look ahead to the 2012 Kansas Youth Leadership
Forum taking place in November.


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.      

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
K-State Research & Extension News