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Apr 5, 2019

On today’s episode: the weekly grain market update; Kansas Agriculture and Rural Leadership Wants YOU!; the latest agricultural news, 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 takes a look at a noteworthy change in the corn-to-soybean price ratio this past week, and he goes over some intriguing trends in Kansas local grain basis of late, during his weekly segment on the grain markets.

00:13:00 – Kansas Agriculture and Rural Leadership Wants YOU!  The president of the Kansas Agriculture and Rural Leadership program, Jill Zimmerman, reports that applications are still being taken for the next K-A-R-L class which will be named this summer...and she reflects on the recent educational trip to Cuba by the current K-A-R-L class which will be graduating in ceremonies tomorrow.

00:24:29 – 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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