May 11, 2018
On today’s episode: the weekly grain market update; thoughts on the agriculture-related legislation that emerged from the 2018 Kansas Legislature, which has now adjourned; K-State climatologist Mary Knapp reports on 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.
00:00:00 — Grain Market Update: K-State grain market economist Dan O'Brien comments on the USDA's first projection on the Kansas winter wheat crop, and he looks at other important market indicators from the USDA's grain supply-and-demand report yesterday, during his weekly segment on the grain market trends.
00:11:28 — Kansas Legislature Adjourns: Deputy secretary of the Kansas Department of Agriculture Josh Roe reviews the agriculture-related legislation that emerged from the 2018 Kansas Legislature, which has now adjourned...including a measure that supports research into industrial hemp as a cropping alternative in Kansas.
00:22:58 — Kansas Weather: K-State climatologist Mary Knapp reports on Kansas agricultural weather.
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