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Sep 21, 2018

On today’s episode: the weekly grain market update; soybean producers are now in a critical phase to be harvesting their crop for maximum profits; agricultural news, and this week's "Kansas Wheat Scoop"; Kansas agricultural 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 possible delays in harvesting and the uncertainty of export markets.

00:12:59 – Critical Phase for Soybean Producers:  K-State crop production and cropping systems specialist Ignacio Ciampitti discusses the critical phase for soybean producers to be harvesting their crop to maximize profits.

00:24:28 – Ag News:  The day's agricultural news headlines, and the latest “Kansas Wheat Scoop.”

00:32:58 – Kansas Weather:  K-State climatologist Mary Knapp reports on Kansas agricultural weather. She passes along a much cooler, wetter outlook for Kansas for this weekend and into next week.


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