Video Auction Price Study…Changes and Updates for Kansas FSA
• Do shipping distances impact calf prices paid at video auctions?
• Program updates and news from the Kansas FSA
• Agricultural news, and the latest “Milk Lines”
• Woody encroachment in grassland areas, and bird predation…
00:01:30 – Video Auction Price Study: K-State animal scientist Ken Odde reports on a new K-State analysis of beef calf prices paid at video auctions, and how those are influenced by the shipping distance of those cattle post-sale...it found that hauling distance isn't as much of a price factor as was suspected...this study is included in the new K-State Cattlemen's Day Research Report.
00:12:43 – Changes and Updates for Kansas FSA: On the latest FSA Coffee Talk, acting state executive director Chuck Pettijohn of the Farm Service Agency talks about the process of naming a new state director and state FSA committee, and he reminds producers of several USDA program items, including the deadline extensions for CRP and CFAP enrollments.
00:24:10 – Ag News: Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines, along with this week's edition of "Milk Lines."
00:32:14 – Woody Encroachment and Bird Predation: On this week's wildlife management segment, former K-State wildlife specialist Charlie Lee reports on a new study of woody encroachment in grassland areas and how that affects predation on grassland bird nests.
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