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Apr 19, 2019

The weekly grain market update; the effects of futures market price limits on commodity price movement following significant market news events; the latest agricultural news, and this week’s “Kansas Wheat Scoop”; Kansas agricultural weather…

00:01:29 – Grain Market Update:  K-State grain market economist Dan O'Brien talks about long-range grain marketing opportunities showing up in the current futures market "carry", and he remarks on the impact of computerization on the markets' response to fundamental signals, during his weekly segment on the grain market trends.

00:13:00 – Futures Market Price Limits —  K-State agricultural economist Joe Janzen talks about the effects of futures market price limits on commodity price movement following significant market news events...that's a topic he spoke on at the recent Agricultural Commodity Futures Conference hosted by Kansas State University and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

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

00:33:01 – Kansas Weather:  K-State climatologist Mary Knapp reports on Kansas agricultural weather.

 

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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.

 

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