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December 05, 2011
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Agriculture Today Radio Program Monday, December 5




Agricultural economist Erica Rosa-Sanko of the Livestock Marketing
Information Center provides this week's cattle market analysis:
she'll recap last week's price trends, and looks at the current trend
in cattle dressed weights...what that portends for the market into
2012



New K-State meat scientist John Gonzales talks about his beef
research initiatives here at the university, includng a project aimed
at the tenderness of beef cuts from Brahman cattle genetics, in that
those genetic lines may be of increasing interest should the climate
continue to get warmer in the years ahead



And for this week's Kansas 4-H feature, K-State 4-H specialist
Pam van Horn and Golden Prairie Extension District agent Scott
Barrows recap the recent 2011 National 4-H Congress



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 web site. See Agriculture Today Radio Archives


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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
agguy@ksu.edu
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