K-State Agriculture Today: 1287 — Don L. Good Impact Award Recipient…Getting Weight on a Bull Ahead of Spring Breeding

  • FSA CRP Emergency Grazing, Committee Elections, and Mental Health Reminders
  • ASI’s Family and Friends Reunion
  • BCI’s Ask the Experts


00:01:10 —FSA CRP Emergency Grazing, Committee Elections, and Mental Health Reminders: We are joined this week by Kansas Farm Service Agency state executive director, Dennis McKinney. He shares an update on expansion of emergency grazing with the CRP program, upcoming committee elections, and a reminder on the importance of mental health for producers.

Kansas Farm Service Agency website

Mental Health Resources:

Lifeline Chat website (988lifeline.org)

Kansas Ag Stress website

00:12:09 — ASI’s Family and Friends Reunion: Discussing this year’s upcoming K-State Animal Sciences and Industry Family and Friends Reunion is professor emeritus, Dave Nichols, and K-State reunion committee member, Justin Janssen. Dr. Nichols shares how honored he is to be receiving the Don L. Good Impact Award and Dr. Janssen shares all of the family fun in store for those who attend.

Family and Friends Reunion information and registration

00:23:03 — BCI’s Ask the Experts:  We end with this week’s Beef Cattle Institute’s Ask the Expert, where experts Brad White, Bob Larson, and Phillip Lancaster address a listener’s question on how best to put weight on a bull ahead of breeding in the spring.

BCI Cattle Chat Podcast

To have your beef cattle questions answered by the BCI Ask the Experts team – send them an email at bci@ksu.edu


Send comments, questions, or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu.

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 Samantha Bennett and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.


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