K-State Agriculture Today: 1412 – Cattle Market Highs…Managing Invasive Fish

  • High Prices and High Inputs for Cattle Producers
  • Hearing Safety on the Farm
  • Invasive Fish Species in Kansas


00:01:14 – High Prices and High Inputs for Cattle Producers: Director of the Livestock Marketing Information Center, Katelyn McCullock, begins today’s show by providing this week’s cattle market update. Katelyn discusses record high prices since 2015 and LMIC’s recently calculated return estimates for the next several years.

LMIC website


00:12:15 – Hearing Safety on the Farm: We continue today’s show with Tawnie Larson, project coordinator with the Carl and Melinda Helwig Department of Agricultural Engineering, and Brad Dirks, associate director of the K-State Physician Assistant Program. They join us today to speak on the importance of hearing health and safety when working in agriculture.  


00:23:10 – Invasive Fish Species in Kansas: We end this Monday’s show with a wildlife segment on Copi (formerly known as Asian Carp) with K-State fisheries and aquatics specialist Joe Gerken. Joe shares information on the invasive species and where they are most commonly found in Kansas.


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Link to undergraduate survey on Agriculture Today 


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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.


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