1505 – Meat Demand…No Water in Ponds

  • Cattle Market and Meat Demand
  • Factors in Wheat Varieties
  • Low or Dry Ponds


00:01:05 – Cattle Market and Meat Demand: Starting today’s show is K-State livestock economist Glynn Tonsor with this week’s cattle market update. He discusses the market and changes in meat demand. 

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00:12:05 – Factors in Wheat Varieties: K-State wheat production specialist Romulo Lollato continues the show with information about two recent publications involving wheat that producers might want to consider when deciding which varieties to plant. 

MF3312 – Dual-Purpose Wheat Variety Performance

MF3612 – Coleoptile Length of Winter Wheat Varieties

eUpdate – Coleoptile Length of Winter Wheat Varieties


00:23:05 – Low or Dry Ponds: Rounding out today’s show is Joe Gerken, K-State fisheries and aquatics Extension specialist, with things people with low or dry ponds should consider. Ponds in these conditions can present opportunities for pond improvement.


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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 Shelby Varner and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.


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