Cattle Market Update… Comparing Beef and Plant-Based Alternatives
• The weekly cattle market update
• Comparing plant-based ground beef "alternatives" to actual ground beef
• Agricultural news
• Providing more equitable and accessible 4-H programs to local youth…
00:01:30 – Cattle Market Update: Agricultural economist Tyler Cozzens of the Livestock Marketing Information Center provides this week's cattle market analysis: he remarks on the markets' resiliency following the cold weather disruptions two weeks ago, and he goes over the LMIC's new forecast on per capita meat consumption in 2021.
00:12:46 – Comparing Beef and Plant-Based Alternatives: K-State meat scientist Travis O'Quinn reports the findings of new K-State research which compared plant-based ground beef "alternatives" to actual ground beef...the physical attributes of the products, how they match up in preparation, and most importantly, how consumers rated the palatability of each of the choices.
00:24:09 – Ag News: Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines.
00:32:20 – Improving Local Access to 4-H Programs: K-State 4-H specialist Aliah Mestrovich-Seay discusses efforts to provide more equitable and accessible 4-H programs to local youth.
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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 Eric Atkinson and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.
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