Dec 22, 2017
On today’s episode: Improved corn prices(?); sorghum performance test; ag news; ag weather …
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.
00:01:29 – Improved Corn Prices?: K-State grain market economist Dan O'Brien tells why there may be some optimism for better corn prices heading into 2018, and he talks about how grain sorghum may be selling at a premium to corn into the new year, during his weekly segment on the grain market trends
00:13:01 – Sorghum Performance Test: K-State agronomist Jane Lingenfelser talks about the standout performers in K-State's 2017 Grain Sorghum Performance Test, the results of which have now been compiled and are available to growers on line right now...the printed version of the test report will be distributed starting next week
00:24:31 – Ag News: Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines, and Marsha Boswell presents this week's edition of the Kansas Wheat Scoop
00:32:53 – Ag Weather: K-State climatologist Mary Knapp reports on Kansas agricultural weather
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