K-State Agriculture Today: 1492 – Upcoming Field Days…How Long of Breeding Season

  • FSA Programs
  • Water for Livestock Field Days
  • Length of Breeding Season


00:01:05 – FSA Programs: This Wednesday’s show begins with Chris Thurston and Josh Ridder from the Kansas Farm Service Agency. Chris gives a brief update about ongoing programs and Josh reiterates the youth loan program and direct farm operating loan.




00:12:05 – Water for Livestock Field Days: K-State watershed specialists Stacie Minson and Herschel George continue the show by talking about upcoming field days. The days are intended to inform producers about what they can do for water quality and supply.


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00:23:05 – Length of Breeding Season: Rounding out today’s show is the Beef Cattle Institute’s Ask the Experts. Brad White, Brain Lubbers and Bob Larson discuss factors for producers to consider when choosing the length of their breeding season.

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Email BCI at bci@ksu.edu



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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.


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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