Sep 29, 2017
On today’s episode: the weekly grain market update; a conference for agribusiness leaders; the latest agricultural news; Kansas 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 – Grain Market Update: K-State grain market economist Dan O'Brien covers his latest price probability outlook for grain sorghum, and he previews the USDA's small grains production summary and grains stocks report coming out later today, during his weekly segment on the grain market trends.
00:12:45 – Agribusiness Conference: K-State agricultural economist Allen Featherstone looks ahead to a special conference for agribusiness leaders to be hosted by K-State at the Olathe campus in mid-October, which will concentrate on navigating the changes in the agricultural economy....he shares some of the information he'll be presenting there on today's agribusiness climate.
00:24:14 – Ag News: The day's agricultural news headlines, and the latest “Kansas Wheat Scoop.”
00:32:45 – Kansas Weather: K-State climatologist Mary Knapp reports on Kansas agricultural weather.
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