K-State Agriculture Today: 1407 – March Meat Demand Monitor…Rewilding Wildlife in Kansas

  • Post-Holiday Cattle Markets and Gen Z More Likely to Consume Ground Pork
  • Managing Bottle Calves
  • Wildlife Rewilding Perspectives and Policy


00:01:09 – Post-Holiday Cattle Markets and Gen Z More Likely to Consume Ground Pork: K-State livestock economist, Glynn Tonsor, starts this week’s programming with our cattle market update. Today he provides information on the futures reacting to the grain market and the latest from the March Meat Demand Monitor. 

More information from the Meat Demand Monitor


00:12:20 – Managing Bottle Calves: We also hear today from several K-State experts with the Beef Cattle Institute. Brad White, Brian Lubbers, Phillip Lancaster, and Bob Larson are joined today by Mississippi State professor, Amelia Woolums, to share their advice on managing bottle calves. 

BCI Cattle Chat Podcast

Bovine Science with BCI 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 – Wildlife Rewilding Perspectives and Policy: We end this Monday’s show with our wildlife segment for the week, and this week we are joined by K-State wildlife specialist, Drew Ricketts. Drew joins us today to share information on various perspectives that can occur when the topic of rewilding is brought about. He explains what rewilding is and how the process plays out with policy in Kansas.


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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