K-State Research and Extension News
November 04, 2013
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Agriculture Today Radio Program Monday, November 4

K-State livestock economist Glynn Tonsor provides this week's cattle
market analysis:  he comments on the latest developments with country-
of-origin labeling of meat products, considering the Tyson decision
and the looming farm bill discussion of C-O-O-L...and he talks about
the updated K-State beef replacement spreadsheet available for cow-
calf producers to use

K-State beef veterinarian Larry Hollis offers several considerations
on preg-checking and culling beef cows this fall, including
situations where a producer might want to hold onto an open cow or
heifer, as well as reasons why a producer might want to go ahead and
sell a settled cow

Kansas FFA state president Lindy Bilberry recaps the achievements of
Kansas FFA members and chapters at the just-concluded National FFA
Convention in Louisville

And for this week's Kansas 4-H feature, K-State 4-H specialist
Deryl Waldren talks about the 4-H Space Tech Camp that's coming up in
early January at Rock Springs 4-H Center

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