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December 06, 2011
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Agriculture Today Radio Program Tuesday, December 6




K-State cow-calf production specialist Bob Weaber gets into several
angles on breeding herd genetic decisions ahead of the winter and
spring bull sale season, putting the emphasis on economically
relevant genetic traits...he also looks at the herd female side of
the equation, with thoughts on selecting replacement heifers to fit
the feed resources of the operation...and Bob offers thoughts in
support of crossbreeding programs, which have taken criticism in some
recent industry articles



And K-State wildlife specialist Charlie Lee talks about an effective
repellant product for nuisance bird control which, contrary to rumor,
will continue to be available on the market




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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