K-State Agriculture Today: 1456 – Cattle Market Update…Puddles with Bugs

  • Cattle Market Update
  • Bean Leaf Beetles
  • Bugs in Puddles


00:01:05 – Cattle Market Update: Starting this week’s shows is Katelyn McCullock, director of the Livestock Marketing Information Center, with a cattle market update. She describes boxed beef cutout as an incredible market. 



00:12:06 – Bean Leaf Beetles: Jeff Whitworth, K-State Extension field crop entomologist, continues the show as he shares information about bean leaf beetles. Soybean producers may want to scout their fields for this crop insect.

Crop Insects in Kansas Book


00:23:05 – Bugs in Puddles: Rounding out this Monday’s show is K-State fisheries and aquatics Extension specialist Joe Gerken explaining how bugs end up in puddles and if people should be concerned about them. He also notes that mosquitos are going to start being more prevalent.



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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 Shelby Varner and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.


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