Nov 30, 2018
On today’s episode: the weekly grain market update; members of the K-State Crops Team, which just locked up another national championship in the Collegiate Crops Contests; agricultural news, and the “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 offers his thoughts on the importance of the G-20 Summit meeting toward resolving the trade dispute between the U.S. and China, and he comments on U.S. wheat exports' current competitiveness in the world market during his weekly segment on the grain market trends.
00:13:00 – K-State Crops Team National Championship: The members of the K-State Crops Team which just locked up another national championship in the Collegiate Crops Contests earlier this month: Jayden Meyer, Luke Ryan and Wes Jennings talk about the work that went into K-State securing the national title for the 16th time over the past 20 years...they're joined by their team coach, K-State agronomist Kevin Donnelly.
00:24:29 – Ag News: The day's agricultural news headlines, and the latest “Kansas Wheat Scoop.”
00:32:49 – Kansas Weather: K-State climatologist Mary Knapp reports on Kansas agricultural weather.
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