K-State Agriculture Today: 1511 – FSA in Review…Selling Calves

  • Reviewing the Past Year’s FSA Programs
  • Canola Considerations
  • Selling Calves


00:01:05 – Reviewing the Past Year’s FSA Programs: Starting today’s show is Kansas Farm Service Agency conservation and price support division chief, Tonya Ackerman, to discuss how FSA programs have done this past year. We are also joined by Ron Wilson with a Kansas Profile.



Phone number for Discrimination Financial Assistance Program: 1-800-721-0970 


00:12:05 – Canola Considerations: K-State canola breeder Mike Stamm continues the show with factors canola producers should take into consideration when planning their canola crop.

Winter Canola Management Considerations

Winter Canola Planting Considerations

Canola in the Bookstore


00:23:05 – Selling Calves: Ending today’s show is the Beef Cattle Institute’s Ask the Experts. Brad White, Dustin Pendell and Phillip Lancaster have a conversation about when producers should sell their calves.

BCI Cattle Chat Podcast

Bovine Science with BCI Podcast

Email BCI at bci@ksu.edu


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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 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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