K-State Research and Extension News
October 15, 2012
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Agriculture Today Radio Program Monday, October 15

Agricultural economist Erica Rosa-Sanko of the Livestock Marketing
Information Center provides this week's cattle market analysis:
she passes along the LMIC's new projection on the U.S. cattle
inventory heading into 2013, and previews the USDA cattle-on-feed
report coming out this Friday

A USDA veterinary medical officer based in Manhattan, Mark Ruder,
talks about the proliferation of hemorrhagic disease in white-tail
deer in the central plains, and whether that disease is a health
threat to nearby cattle...based on his extensive research on this

And for this week's Kansas 4-H segment, the family and consumer
sciences liason for Kansas 4-H, Linda Biles, talks about the new FCS
project meeting ideas that project leaders can tap into for this new
4-H year

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


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