1123—Drought Contingency Plans for Cattle Herds…2022 K-State Cattlemen’s Day Rundown

  • Cattle Drought Planning
  • Cattlemen’s Day Preview
  • Cattle Price Risk Alternatives



00:01:09—Cattle Drought Planning–Livestock economist Derrell Peel of Oklahoma State University provides this week’s cattle market commentary:  he discusses the expanding drought which is intensifying in the central and southern plains, and the contingencies that cattle producers should be thinking about now if the drought persists through the spring


00:12:10—Cattlemen’s Day Preview– K-State beef veterinarian A.J. Tarpoff has the full details on the 2022 K-State Cattlemen’s Day, set for Friday, March 4th…the agenda includes speakers that will address several out-of-the-ordinary topics for this event



00:23:06—Cattle Price Risk Alternatives–K-State agricultural economist Jenny Ifft continues her series on price risk management for cow-calf producers…this week, outlining the different approaches to handing that risk that producers can consider





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