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October 21, 2013
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Agriculture Today Radio Program Monday, October 21

PROGRAM ADVISORY:  This evening ag 7:00, 6 former U.S. secretaries of
agriculture will assemble for a special Landon Lecture.  This will be
presented in a roundtable format, moderated by K-State's Barry
Flinchbaugh.  The session in its entirity will be carried via live
streaming on the K-State Research and Extension web site.
Listeners can scroll down and click on the Agriculture
Today icon toward the lower right hand side of that page.  This
webcast will begin promptly at 7:00.  (Also noting that, originally,
there were to be seven former secretaries on this panel....Clayton
Yeutter cannot make the trip because of health issues)

Monday's radio program:

Livestock economist Lee Schulz of Iowa State University provides this
week's cattle market analysis:   he talks about added strength in the
fed and feeder cattle markets last week, the "holes" in USDA cattle
market data because of the government shutdown, and the significance
of the closing of a major feedlot in Texas

K-State feedlot nutritionist Chris Reinhardt takes a look at the
future of beta-agonist use in cattle finishing programs, in the wake
of the zilpaterol situation...saying that it is extremely difficult
to determine if there's any connection between the use of Zilmax and
ambulatory problems in cattle

And for this week's Kansas 4-H segment, K-State 4-H specialist Beth
Hinshaw goes over some advice to 4-Hers and parents about selecting
projects for the 4-H year ahead

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