K-State Agriculture Today: 1463 – Creep Feeding…Heifer Genetics

  • FSA Deadlines and Agriculture Professionals
  • Creep Feeding Cattle
  • Evaluating Heifers


00:01:05 – FSA Deadlines and Agriculture Professionals: Emily Evans, Kansas Farm Service Agency agricultural program specialist, begins today’s show with updates on upcoming program deadlines. We are also joined by USDA’s Rod Bain and Secretary Tom Vilsack with information about preparing the next generation of agriculture professionals.



00:12:05 – Creep Feeding Cattle: Continuing the show is K-State Extension cow-calf specialist Jason Warner discussing creep feeding as a management strategy. Cattle producers have a few things to consider before deciding to creep feed.  

KSU Beef

Early Weaning Calves Interview


00:23:05 – Evaluating Heifers: The Beef Cattle Institute’s Ask the Experts completes today’s show with a conversation about assessing genetic potential in heifers.  

BCI Cattle Chat Podcast

Bovine Science with BCI Podcast

Email BCI at bci@ksu.edu



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 Shelby Varner 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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