1179—Preventing and Treating Pasture Lameness in Cattle…USDA Livestock Forage Program

  • Cattle Pasture Lameness
  • Grazing Loss Relief
  • Expanding Milk Production



00:01:07—Cattle Pasture Lameness–K-State veterinarian Gregg Hanzlicek talks about preventing and treating lameness in cattle out on pasture, as the summer grazing season commences…he goes over the typical causes of that lameness,  foot rot infections in particular, saying that rapid treatment is critical to recovery




00:12:09—Grazing Loss Relief–Agriculture program chief Todd Barrows of the Farm Service Agency talks about the assistance the USDA makes available to livestock producers whose grazing resources have been compromised by drought, under the Livestock Forage Program…it provides payments to help producers cover feed costs amid a grass shortage…he also discusses additional relief under the Emergency Assistance for Livestock Program




00:23:07—Expanding Milk Production–On this week’s edition of Milk Lines, K-State dairy specialist Mike Brouk talks about adjusting herd numbers in response to the expected rise in milk prices this summer




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Agriculture Today is a daily program featuring Kansas State University agricultural specialists and other experts examining ag issues facing Kansas and the nation. It is hosted by Eric Atkinson and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.


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