- Summer Heat Abatement for Cattle
- Specifics of USDA’s Guaranteed Loan Program
- Stop, Look and Listen
00:01:00 – Summer Heat Abatement for Cattle: K-State beef veterinarian A.J. Tarpoff discusses various approaches to heat abatement for cattle in the summer: he offers ideas on feeding management to lighten the heat stress, which includes being selective about what feedstuffs are fed and at what time of day…and he talks about providing adequate access to water and shade to cattle either in confinement or on grass
00:12:00 – Specifics of USDA’s Guaranteed Loan Program: On the latest Farm Service Agency update, Kansas FSA farm loan chief Josh Ridder goes over the particulars of the USDA’s guaranteed loan program: who can qualify, the terms and other stipulations of those loans, and how producers can go about applying for them
00:23:00 – Stop, Look and Listen: K-State’s Gus van Der Hoeven provides his commentary on life in rural Kansas
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