In this episode, Progressive Cattle Podcast co-host Paul Marchant visits with Dave Nichols, an emeritus professor at Kansas State University about his experiences as a livestock judge and educator, discussing opportunities to bridge the gap between agriculture and consumers. Progressive Cattle Editor David Cooper also visits with K-State ag economist Ted Schroeder about the changing elements in the cattle markets, and the potential pitfalls of mandating cash cattle markets. Co-hosts David, Paul and Carrie Veselka also share a preview of the November issue, and talk about what they're grateful for this Thanksgiving season.

This podcast is brought to you by Arrowquip.

 Arrowquip logo

As a rancher, you work hard day in, and day out. With so much invested in your operation, now is the time to lift the weight off your shoulders and invest in cattle equipment that works for you.

Arrowquip cattle handling equipment is built heavy-duty with operator and animal safety as the top priorities. Made to work with cattle’s instincts, Arrowquip equipment uses light to guide cattle for an experience that’s safer, faster, and easier than ever.

Visit for more information and to find your closest dealer.



Season 3, Episode 13


Subscribed yet?

Don’t miss any of the conversations or banter between the Progressive Cattle Podcast team by subscribing to regular episodes. Listen in on regular monthly podcast episodes before the arrival of the print issue in your mailbox, and catch new insight from the sources, authors and contributors to Progressive Cattle we’ll be regularly visiting. Whether on the latest news, management topics, herd health, nutrition or grazing topics, the podcast is your regular invitation to listen in on ranching chatter wherever you are in the country. Subscribe now to be notified of new episodes.

Click here to find past episodes and quick links to subscribe on your favorite platform.