K-State Agriculture Today: 1300 – Cattle on Feed Report Shows a Decline … Fall and Winter Cover Crop Recommendations

  • Cattle on Feed Report Shows a Decline
  • Fall and Winter Cover Crop Recommendations
  • Trapping Furbearer Species and Misconceptions


00:01:08 – Cattle on Feed Report Shows a Decline: K-State livestock economist Glynn Tonsor. He explains that the most recent Cattle on Feed Report showed declines that he has been expecting for a while now and that those declines will only continue.


00:12:10 – Fall and Winter Cover Crop Recommendations: K-State weed science specialist, Sarah Lancaster, and K-State environmental quality specialist, Peter Tomlinson, discuss cover crops. Peter shares that this fall and winter may not be the time to utilize cover crops due to limited precipitation on the outlooks, and Sarah explains how residual herbicides may only damage those cover crops further depending on what crop is planted and what herbicides were previously used.


00:23:08 – Trapping Furbearer Species and Misconceptions: K-State wildlife specialist, Drew Ricketts, discusses trapping furbearer species and some of the misconceptions surrounding trapping.


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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 Eric Atkinson and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.


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