K-State Research and Extension News
November 29, 2012
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Agriculture Today Radio Program Thursday, November 29

K-State livestock economist Ted Schroeder discusses the ever-greater
challenge of price discovery in the cattle market, as negotiated
pricing continues to give way to formula pricing...he offers a
suggestion on what might be done to address the issue

K-State livestock economist Glynn Tonsor reports on a new K-State
study of mandatory country-of-origin labeling for meat products, and
its impact on consumer preferences and demand for beef and other
meats at the retail level...the results make a clear statement on the
marketplace value of M-C-O-O-L

The coach of the K-State crops judging team, agronomist Kevin
Donnelly, talks about the team's recent national championship,
continuing K-State's domination of the contests

And for this week's horticulture segment, K-State horticulturist
Ward Upham talks about dormant-seeding a lawn in late fall or winter

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