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Mar 8, 2019

On today’s episode: the weekly grain market update; a Master Farmer/Master Farm Homemaker profile; the latest agricultural news headlines, 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 shares his new projections on net returns to corn, grain sorghum and soybean production, based on the just-released Risk Management Agency grain price forecast for 2019...and he talks about this morning's USDA grain supply-and-demand report.

00:12:59 – Master Farmer/Master Farm Homemaker:  The final feature in this week's series on the five Kansas farm couples who will be inducted this evening as the 2018 class of Kansas Master Farmers/Master Farm Homemakers:  in the spotlight today, Gary and Delores Rieck of Osage County.

00:24:30 – Ag News:  The day's agricultural news headlines, and the latest “Kansas Wheat Scoop.”

00:33:00 – Kansas Weather:  K-State climatologist Mary Knapp reports on Kansas agricultural weather.


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