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Jun 1, 2018

On today’s episode: Grain market analysis with Dan O’Brien; assessing corn damage concerns with Ignacio Ciampitti, ag news; and the Kansas ag weather report with Mary Knapp.

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.

00:01:30 – Grain Market Update:  K-State grain market economist Dan O'Brien comments on has an overview of the soybean market and lists a few concerns about the hot, dry weather.

00:13:01 – Potentially Damaged Corn: Following heavy rains and hail in parts of western Kansas, K-State crop production and cropping systems specialist Ignacio Ciamipitti has been getting a lot of questions about whether the corn – in it’s early growing stages – will be damaged.

00:24:31 – Ag News: Jeff Wichman covers the day's agricultural news headlines.

00:33:32 – Kansas Weather:  K-State climatologist Mary Knapp reports on Kansas agricultural weather.

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