Introduction of Dr.Justin Smith, NCBA Meeting, What is the Minimum Temperature Cattle can Handle, Top 6 Technology Changes Impacting Animal Health

Welcome to Episode 41 of BCI Cattle Chat where we had the opportunity to visit with KDA Animal Health Commissioner, Dr. Justin Smith.  Please click on the links below to be taken to any sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news about our exciting upcoming guests on both Twitter and Facebook.

1:45 – Introduction of KDA Animal Health Commissioner – Dr. Justin Smith

  • Responsibilities of Animal Health Commissioner
  • Disease Monitoring
  • CattleTrace

12:08 – National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Meeting

16:03 – Listener Question – What is the Minimum Temperature Cattle can Handle?

20:45 – Top 6 Technology Changes Impacting Animal Health

  • Advances in Genomic Testing
  • Electronic Transfer of Traceability Data Points
  • Improved Diagnostics
  • Precision Agriculture
  • Hands-Free Identification
  • Electronic Health Papers

22:38 – BCI Beef Tip: Don’t be Afraid of New Business Opportunities

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Super Bowl Trivia,Income to Debt Ratio for Veterinarians, Variability in Cow-Calf Returns, What are Tasks We Can Do In Winter to Make 2019 Successful, Are my Cows Ready for Calving, What is in the News

Welcome to Episode 40 of BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on the links below to be taken to any sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news about our exciting upcoming guests on both Twitter and Facebook.

:25 – Super Bowl Trivia

5:30 – Listener Question – Income to Debt Ratio for Veterinarians

11:15 – Variability in Cow-Calf Returns

14:45 – BCI CattleChat Checklist – Top 6 Tasks We can do in Winter to Make 2019 Successful

  • Prepare for Taxes
  • Repair and Update Equipment
  • Evaluate 2018
  • Plan Breeding Season
  • Plan Grazing/Farming
  • Identify Local/State Information Sources

19:00 – Are my Cows Ready for Calving?

21:38 – In The News

25:53 – BCI Beef Tip – You Can Never Have to Much Lubricant When Calving

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Introduction of Chuck Dodd, Interacting with Veterinarians in the Field, Recruitment of New Vet Students, Top 5 Tips for Students Applying for Vet School, What is the Demand for Veterinarians, What is in the News?

Welcome to Episode 39 of BCI Cattle Chat where we had the opportunity to visit with Director of Outreach for the College of Veterinary Medicine, Chuck Dodd. Please click on the links below to be taken to any sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news about our exciting upcoming guests on both Twitter and Facebook.

2:28 – Guest Introduction

3:35 – Interacting with Veterinarians in the Field

6:35 – Recruitment of New Vet Students

10:35 – Top 5 Tips for Students Applying for Vet School

13:48 – What is the Demand for Veterinarians?

18:39 – What is In The News?

K-State Cow Lease Calculator

22:55 – BCI Beef Tip – Keep a Look Out for Lameness in Cattle

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Veterinary Training Program for Rural Kansas, Plastic Disease is a Concern, Top 7 Records You Should Keep on a Cow-Calf Operation,When to Call a Vet During Calving, Agriculture Stories in the News

Welcome to Episode 38 of BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on the links below to be taken to any sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news about our exciting upcoming guests on both Twitter and Facebook.

3:22 – VTPRK Alumni Meeting (Veterinary Training Program for Rural Kansas)

8:20 – Plastic Disease is a Concern

10:35- BCI CattleChat Checklist – Top 7 Records You Should Keep on a Cow-Calf Operation

  • The Number of Calves that Died Between Birth And Weaning
  • The Length of the Breeding Season
  • Pregnancy Rate
  • What Percentage of Calves are born in the first 21 Days
  • What are the Feed Expenses Per Cow Exposed
  • How many Calves Did I wean Per Cow Exposed
  • Number of Pounds Weaned Per Cow Exposed

13:30 – When to Call a Veterinarian During Calving

21:30 – Agriculture Stories in the News

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Docility in Cattle, How to Prepare for Winter, Beef Demand, Evaluation of Breeding Programs

Welcome to Episode 37 of BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on the links below to be taken to any sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news about our exciting upcoming guests on both Twitter and Facebook.

2:00 –  Docility in Cattle

10:48 – Preparations for Winter

13:00 – Beef Demand

16:35 – Evaluation of Breeding Programs

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Foreign Animal Disease Exercise at KDA, FDA Announces Decrease in Antibiotics, 10 New Year Resolutions for Producers, Beef Export News, Nutrition in Cattle

Welcome to Episode 36 of BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on the links below to be taken to any sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news about our exciting upcoming guests on both Twitter and Facebook.

2:27 –   Foreign Animal Disease Exercise at Kansas Department of Agriculture

10:30 – FDA Announces Decrease in Antibiotic Usage

14:12 – BCI Cattle Chat Checklist – 10 New Year Resolutions for Producers

20:20 – Beef Export News

23:05 – Nutrition in Cattle

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Phasing Out Select Beef, How Many Heifers to Keep, Top 10 Items to Include in Calving Kit, Decision Support Survey

Welcome to Episode 35 of BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on the links below to be taken to any sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news about our exciting upcoming guests on both Twitter and Facebook.

3:20 – Phasing out Select Beef

8:20 – How Many Heifers to Save

15:05 – BCI Cattle Chat Checklist – Top 10 Things to Include in Calving Kit

18:35 – Decision Support Tool Survey

To see the full press release regarding this decision support tool, please see below. 

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Kansas Livestock Association Convention, Supply and Demand Trade Deals, How do Food Recalls Affect the Beef Industry, Premium Discounts

Welcome to Episode 34 of BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on the links below to be taken to any sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news about our exciting upcoming guests on both Twitter and Facebook.

 

1:50 – Kansas Livestock Association Convention

3:05 – Supply and Demand for the United States

15:05 – How do Food Recalls Affect the Industry?

19:30 – Premium Discounts

 

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International Symposium of Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics, Supplementation Frequency, Calf Preparation, Calf Scours, The Cattle Cycle

Welcome to Episode 33 of BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on the links below to be taken to any sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news about our exciting upcoming guests on both Twitter and Facebook.

3:00 – International Symposium of Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics

4:20 – Supplementation Frequency

10:27 – Calf Preparation

Research and Extension Calving Schools

13:25 – Calf Scours

18:28 – The Cattle Cycle

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Sustainable Beef 101 with Foodservice Professionals, Patti’s Experiences in the Foodservice Industry, Research in Dietetics, Sustainability

Welcome to Episode 32 of BCI Cattle Chat where we visit with Director of Beef Value Chain Alliances at the Beef Cattle Institute, Patti Dollarhide.  For more information on the Patti’s work, or to ask her a question please visit https://ksubci.org/value-chain-alliances/.

3:30 – Sustainable Beef 101: Foodservice Professionals Tour

Autumn Beef & Cider Stew Recipe

Spicy Korean Beef & Cucumber Appetizer Recipe 

 Beef Jerky Trail Mix

9:10 – Patti’s Experiences in Dietetics

14:30 – Why Research is Important in Dietetics

17:15 – Sustainability

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Stretching Hay Resources, Growth in Breeding Technologies, Drones in Agriculture, Windbreaks

Welcome to Episode 31 of BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on the links below to be taken to any sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news about our exciting upcoming guests on both Twitter and Facebook.

3:10 – Stretching Hay Resources

9:20 – Growth in Breeding Technology

14:00 – Drones in Agriculture

17:45 – Windbreaks

Windbreak/Shelter-belt Establishment  

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Kansas Livestock Association History, KLA Convention and How to get Involved, Electronic Logging Devices in Transportation, Antibiotic Policy

Welcome to Episode 30 of BCI Cattle Chat where we visit with Chief Executive Officer of the Kansas Livestock Association, Matt Teagarden.  For more information on the Kansas Livestock Association, visit their website at https://www.kla.org/.

2:45 – The History of the Kansas Livestock Association

8:35 – Kansas Livestock Association Convention and How to get Involved

15:15 – Electronic Logging Devices in Transportation

20:20 – Antibiotic Policy

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What is CattleTrace, Disease Traceability, Objectives of CattleTrace, Who is Participating, What makes this time different?

Welcome to Episode 29 of BCI Cattle Chat where we had the opportunity to speak with Cassie Kniebel, Program Manager of CattleTrace.

The CattleTrace Pilot Project is being designed as a multi-phased initiative to trace animals through the supply chain and identify opportunities to improve the robustness of the system. With development and outreach taking place in the first three quarters of 2018, the goal is to initiate data collection and cattle tracing in fall 2018.

For more information on CattleTrace, please visit their website at https://www.cattletrace.org/. 

2:35 – Introduction of Cassie Kniebel, Program Manager of CattleTrace

7:40 – What is CattleTrace?

10:10 – Disease Traceability

14:00 – Objectives of CattleTrace

17:48 – Who is Participating?

20:30 – What Makes This Time Different?

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Guest A.J. Tarpoff, What is BQA and Why it’s Important, BQA Certification in Feedyards and Packing Plants, Cattle Care, Cattle Handling

Welcome to Episode 28 of BCI Cattle Chat which is sponsored by the Kansas Beef Council! This week we had the opportunity to learn about Beef Quality Assurance from Extension Beef Veterinarian, A.J. Tarpoff.  For more information on BQA, visit their website at https://www.bqa.org/.

To find a location near you that offers BQA Training, go to https://www.bqa.org/events. Online certification is also offered.

2:45 – Guest Introduction with A.J. Tarpoff

4:00 – What is BQA and Why is it Important?

8:40 – BQA Certification

12:25 – Next Week’s Guest

19:25 – Cattle Care and Handling

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Dr. Jaymelynn Farney Introduction, Nutrition in Fall Cows, How much Corn Can a Cow Eat, Cover Crop Recommendations, Potential Diseases in Cover Crops,Sunflower Supreme Heifer Sale

Welcome to Episode 27 of BCI Cattle Chat where we hear from special guest, Dr. Jaymelynn Farney, Beef Extension Specialist!  Stay tuned to hear from more upcoming guests throughout the month. Please click on the links below to be taken to any sources mentioned in the podcast.

1:17 – Guest Introduction – Dr. Jaymelynn Farney

3:00 – Nutrition in Fall Cows

4:57 – How much Corn can a Cow Eat?

8:15 – Cover Crop Recommendations

Cost-return budget cover crops – http://agmanager.info/farm-mgmt-guides/livestock-budgets/ksu-cover-crop-cost-return-budget

15:30 – Potential Diseases in Cover Crops

24:20 – Sunflower Supreme Heifer Sale

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Food Expenditures,Replacement Heifer Vaccinations, Economics of Cover Crops, Buying Feeder Calves and Value of Old Cattle

Welcome to Episode 26 of BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on the links below to be taken to any sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news about our exciting upcoming guests on both Twitter and Facebook.

1:15 – Food Expenditures

6:25 – Replacement Heifer Vaccinations

10:25 – Economics of Cover Crops

14:18 – Buying Feeder Calves

Decision Tools – https://www.agmanager.info/decision-tools

Beef Cattle Institute Calculators – https://ksubci.org/portfolio/calculators/

18:30 – Value of Old Cattle

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Guest Introduction, Performance Table, Fad Diets, Adolescent and Incoming Athletes, Beef for Athletes

Welcome to Episode 25 of BCI Cattle Chat where we hear from special guest, Kylie Hanson, Performance Table Manager and Sports Dietician!  Stay tuned to hear from more upcoming guests throughout the month. Please click on the links below to be taken to any sources mentioned in the podcast.

:20 – Guest Introduction

3:45 – K-State Athletics Performance Table

8:35 – Fad Diets

11:05 – Adolescent and Incoming Athletes

16:30 – Beef for Athletes

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Gardiner Lecture, Cattle in the United States, Rate of Gain in Replacement Heifers, Corn-Stalk Forage

Welcome to Episode 24 of BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on the links below to be taken to any sources mentioned in the podcast.  Tune into next week’s episode to hear from a special guest.

:50 – Gardiner Lecture ( Why there doesn’t need to be a global food crisis)

2:38 – Cattle in the United States

6:00 – Rate of Gain in Replacement Heifers

Dr. Bob Weaber has provided a resource for rates of gain required for Replacement Heifers Developed to Different Target Weights at Breeding. You can find that worksheet below the show notes. 

19:38 – Corn-Stalk Forage 

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Poll Results, Opinions on Forage Testing, NIAA Traceability Meeting, Cull/Market Cows

Welcome to Episode 23 of BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on the links below to be taken to any sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news about our exciting upcoming guests on both Twitter and Facebook.

1:38 –      Poll results from listeners

Should we test forage. Why?

12: 30 –   National Institute for Animal Agriculture (NIAA) meeting on traceability 

17:50 –    Cull/Maket cows

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Growing Populations, Body Condition Score, Hay Testing and Labor Shortage

Welcome to Episode 22 of BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on the links below to be taken to any sources mentioned in the podcast.

:45 –      Growing Populations

9:40 –    Body Condition Score

14:25 –   Hay Testing

20:05 –   Labor Shortage in Agriculture

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Guest Introduction, Meat Consumption, Manhattan Meat Market, Megatrends in Agriculture and AABP Meeting

This week on BCI Cattle Chat, we had the honor of visiting with Josh Roe who is part owner of the Manhattan Meat Market while also working for the Kansas Department of Agriculture. Click on any links to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast.

1:05 –   Guest Introduction

Josh Roe – Part Owner of Manhattan Meat Market and Staff of KDA

(jroe445@hotmail.com)

1:50 –   Meat Consumption

8:08 –   Manhattan Meat Market

15:10 – Megatrends in Agriculture

22:33 – American Association of Bovine Practitioners 

For more on BCI Cattle Chat, follow us on Twitter @The_BCI, and check out our new website, ksubci.org. If you have any comments/questions/topic ideas, please send them to bci@ksu.edu. Don’t forget if you enjoy the show, to please go give us a rating in iTunes or Google Play.

Hosted By: Dr. Brad White, Dr. Bob Larson, Dr. Bob Weaber and Dr. Dustin Pendell

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Kansas State Fair, Global Production, Guest Introductions, Challenges of Buying Bulls and CARE Decision Support Grant

We have two special guests on the podcast this week from both Nebraska and Kentucky! Dr. Darrh Bullock and Dr. Matt Spangler are both professors in beef genetics while also working in the extension field. To find out more information about our guests, please click on their names below.  Click on any links to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast.

1:25 – State Fair

3:45 – Global Production

10:15 – Guest Introductions

Darrh Bullock – Extension Professor at the University of Kentucky in Beef Genetics

Matt Spangler – Professor at the University of Nebraska and Extension Specialist

11:10 – Challenges of Buying Bulls

20:15 – CARE Decision Support Grant – Customized Index 

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Hosted By: Dr. Brad White, Dr. Bob Larson, Dr. Bob Weaber and Dr. Dustin Pendell

 

Contest Winner, Questions on Trade, Atypical vs. Typical BSE, Cover Crops and Handling Vaccines

Welcome to Episode 19 of BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on the links below to be taken to any sources mentioned in the podcast.

1:45 – Contest Winner

4:30 – Questions on Trade

10:40 – Atypical vs. Typical BSE

13:20 – Cover Crops

18:30 – Vaccine Handling

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Hosted By: Dr. Brad White, Dr. Bob Larson, Dr. Bob Weaber and Dr. Dustin Pendell

Questions on Vaccines, USRSB, Transitioning the Ranch, and Grazing Management Plans

Welcome to this week’s bonus episode with special guest Debbie Lyons-Blythe! Please click on the links below to be taken to any sources mentioned in the podcast. Don’t forget to send in stories for this week’s contest!

1:05 – Re-Introduction of Guest

2:10 – Questions on Vaccines

10:20 – U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Beef

15:30 – How to Transition your Ranch to the Next Generation

21:20 – Grazing Management Plans

For more on BCI Cattle Chat, follow us on Twitter @The_BCI, and check out our new website, ksubci.org. If you have any comments/questions/topic ideas, please send them to bci@ksu.edu. Don’t forget if you enjoy the show, to please go give us a rating in iTunes or Google Play.

Hosted By: Dr. Brad White, Dr. Bob Larson, Dr. Bob Weaber and Dr. Dustin Pendell

Guest Introduction, Kansas Ag Summit, Consumer Questions, Advocacy in Agriculture and Selecting Replacement Heifers

We have a special guest on the podcast this week! Debbie Lyons-Blythe joined the crew for not only one episode, but two. There will be a bonus episode released later this week. Please click on the links below to be taken to any sources mentioned in the podcast. Don’t forget to send in stories for this week’s contest!

2:05 – Kansas Ag Summit

7:40 – Questions about Consumers

13:30 – Advocacy in Agriculture

19:20 – Selecting Replacement Heifers

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Hosted By: Dr. Brad White, Dr. Bob Larson, Dr. Bob Weaber and Dr. Dustin Pendell