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Radio stations are free to use clips from any of the episodes below. Time codes and descriptions for each segment are listed in the show notes (under the "Read More" links below). 

A selection of fully produced segments are made available weekly on the "For Radio Stations" page at the K-State Research and Extension news page, where previous Agriculture Today segments are stored.

Captioned episodes are available on our Agriculture Today YouTube page.

Jul 28, 2017

Agriculture Today is a daily program hosted by Eric Atkinson and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast. It features K-State agricultural specialists and other experts examining agricultural issues facing Kansas and the nation.

00:01:41 - Grain Weather Markets:  K-State grain market economist Dan O'Brien takes a close look at how increasingly-adverse weather conditions may boost corn and soybean prices, and he shares his latest price probability projection for soybeans during his weekly segment on the grain market trends

00:13:00 - Wheat Streak Mosaic: K-State wheat disease specialist Erick DeWolf addresses the huge concern with wheat streak mosaic in this year's wheat crop, and is urging producers to take action to prevent a repeat of the severe crop losses attributed to that disease, starting with full control of volunteer wheat in the coming weeks

00:24:28 - Ag News:  Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines

00:32:59 - Ag Weather:  K-State climatologist Mary Knapp reports on Kansas agricultural weather

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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.