1139 – Drought Outlook for the Great Plains … Recognizing Master Farmer Honorees

  • Drought Outlook for the Great Plains
  • Master Farmer Honorees
  • Management Steps for Increasing Milk Flow


00:01:00 – Fuel Price Trends and Price Outlook for 2022: A guest speaker at K-State’s 2022 Cattlemen’s Day last Friday: from the National Weather Center at the University of Oklahoma, meteorologist Jeff Basara talks about historic climate cycles in the Great Plains, and shares the center’s drought outlook for the region for the rest of 2022…he expects the current dry pattern to persist into late spring


00:12:00 – Master Farmer Honorees: The next in this week’s features on the six Kansas farm couples who will be formally inducted as Kansas Master Farmers/Master Farm Homemakers in ceremonies this Friday…today, the story of Wayne and Carrie Grimm of Brown County


00:23:00 – Management Steps for Increasing Milk Flow: On this week’s edition of Milk Lines, K-State dairy specialist Mike Brouk goes over several management steps for ramping up milk flow from one’s dairy in response to the expected rise in milk prices


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