K-State Research and Extension News
October 29, 2012
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Agriculture Today Radio Program Monday, October 29

K-State livestock economist Glynn Tonsor comments on the cattle
market trends, and goes over his latest beef demand index, which
shows interesting consumer responses to higher retail beef prices

The coordination of the Farm Analyst program out of K-State, Duane
Hund, talks about how that program can assist farm families in
mapping out a financial plan for addressing their economic challenges

The final report from the 2012 National FFA Convention in
Indianapolis features Kansas FFA State President Emily Beneda, as she
tells of the high-achieving Kansas FFAers and chapters at the

And for this week's Kansas 4-H segment, Extension assistant director
for 4-H youth development at K-State, Barbara Stone, discusses the
principles of 4-H volunteer work that lead to positive youth

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