Agriculture Today

Agriculture Today

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Agriculture Today is a daily program hosted by Eric Atkinson and distributed to radio stations throughout the state. It features K-State agricultural specialists and other experts examining agricultural issues facing Kansas and the nation. Kansas State University has produced daily, ag-related broadcasts since KSAC radio first went on the air in 1924. Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu. 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.

• The weekly grain market update

• The current state of U.S. grain exports

• Agricultural news, and the “Kansas Wheat Scoop”

• Kansas agricultural weather…

00:01:30 – Grain Market Update: K-State grain market economist Dan O’Brien comments on the sharp rally in the grain markets this week, prompted by the price-friendly numbers in the USDA’s grain stocks and small grain production reports released on Wednesday…he talks about how this may set the tone for longer-term strength in grain prices.

00:12:49 – Current State of U.S. Grain Exports: K-State agricultural economist Allen Featherstone offers his perspective on the state of U.S. grain exports, highlighting the growing reliance on China as a customer…and what it suggests about the longer-term outlook for the U.S. agricultural economy…he addressed these topics at K-State’s Agricultural Lenders Conference earlier this week.

00:24:12 – Ag News: The day’s agricultural news headlines, and the latest “Kansas Wheat Scoop.”

00:32:29 – Kansas Weather: K-State climatologist Mary Knapp reports on Kansas agricultural weather.

Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu.

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.

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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