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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.

Captioned episodes are available on our Agriculture Today YouTube page.

Jul 12, 2019

• The weekly grain market update

• The USDA summer meals program helps meet the nutritional needs of Kansas kids and teens

• The latest agricultural news, and this week’s “Kansas Wheat Scoop”

• Kansas agricultural weather…


00:01:30 – Grain Market Update:  K-State grain market economist Dan O’Brien takes a closer look at yesterday’s World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report and discusses why all eyes will be focused on the WASDE report coming out August 12th.

00:13:00 – USDA Summer Meals Program:  K-State Research and Extension nutrition specialist Sandy Procter explains how the USDA summer meals program is helping meet the nutritional needs of Kansas kids and teens.

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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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.


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.