- Analysis on the State of U.S. Meat Demand and Meat Consumption
- Managing Feeding Programs for Cattle Amid High Commodity Prices
- Identifying Snakes and the Benefits of Non-Venomous Snakes
00:01:00 – Analysis on the State of U.S. Meat Demand and Meat Consumption: K-State livestock economist Glynn Tonsor is featured on this week’s cattle market segment: he recaps another surprising USDA cattle-on-feed report released last Friday, and he draws from a new analysis he co-authored on the state of U.S. meat demand in the face of various forces working against meat consumption
00:12:00 – Managing Feeding Programs for Cattle Amid High Commodity Prices: K-State beef systems specialist Justin Waggoner offers advice for cattle producers on managing their feeding programs amid high commodity prices…including conducting feedstuff cost comparisons on an equal feed-value basis, and reducing feed wastage through better processing and feeding management
00:23:00 – Identifying Snakes and the Benefits of Non-Venomous Snakes: On this week’s wildlife management segment, K-State wildlife specialist Drew Ricketts talks about positively identifying snakes that show up, reminding that non-venomous snakes are actually quite beneficial around the farmstead
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