K-State Agriculture Today: 1352 – Anticipated Declines in Cattle Numbers … Weed Schools and Herbicide Changes

  • Anticipated Declines in Cattle Numbers
  • Weed Schools and Herbicide Changes
  • Bald Eagles Return to Kansas for Winter


00:01:00 – Anticipated Declines in Cattle Numbers: Director of the Livestock Marketing Information Center, Katelyn McCullock, offers insight on why the markets seem to be down across the board and discusses anticipated drastic cattle number declines she gleaned from the most recent Cattle On Feed Report.


00:12:00 – Weed Schools and Herbicide Changes: K-State weed science specialist, Sarah Lancaster, and southeastern area agronomist, Bruno Pedreira, let listeners know all about upcoming weed schools across the state. Bruno focuses on the importance of understanding soil conditions in order to decrease weeds in our forages, and Sarah highlights the many anticipated changes to come for herbicides.


00:23:00 – Bald Eagles Return to Kansas for Winter: Joe Gerken, K-State fisheries and aquatics specialist, highlights Bald Eagles. He provides a population update on the ones that return to Kansas for winter and shares why you are more likely to spot them near water.


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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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