K-State Agriculture Today: 1346 – Certified Organic in Kansas… What Beef Cattle Records Are Worth Keeping?

  • USDA Kansas Certified Organic Data
  • Record Keeping and Listeria with BCI
  • Planning for the Vegetable Garden


00:01:07  — USDA Kansas Certified Organic Data:  Kansas USDA state statistician, Doug Bounds, joins us to discuss data from the latest Kansas Certified Organic Data Report. We cover information on the commodities sold and the challenges producers reported facing. Doug also shares a reminder on the fast-approaching Kansas deadline for this year’s Census survey.

USDA Certified Organic Kansas Data

USDA Kansas Census Report Forms

00:12:11  — Record Keeping and Listeria with BCI: Our friends from the Beef Cattle Institute, K-State experts Brad White, Brian Lubbers, Phillip Lancaster, and Bob Larson, share their thoughts on beef cattle record keeping. They include their advice on what records are worthwhile and strategies to do so while remaining sane. They also share insight on listeria and why we tend to see cases of listeriosis more this time of year.

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


00:23:08 — Planning for the Vegetable Garden: Now that seed catalogs are arriving more frequently, K-State horticulturist Ward Upham says it’s time to start planning the vegetable garden. This includes how big an area, deciding what to plant and then purchasing quality seed. He says K-State has several publications that can help gardeners make planning decisions.


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


K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.

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