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Jun 27, 2018

On today’s episode: more financial indicators from the KFMA report on 2017 Kansas net farm income; wheat harvest updates from Stafford County and the Ellis County/Cottonwood Extension District; this week’s “Stop, Look and Listen” from Gus van der Hoeven…

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 – Kansas Farm Net Income:  The executive director of the Kansas Farm Management Association at K-State, Kevin Herbel, talks about more financial indicators from the KFMA's recently-released report on 2017 Kansas net farm income:  he centers on trends in farm operating debt management, and on the profit differences among the primary crop enterprises in the state.

00:012:59 – Kansas Farm Net Income (continued):  More from Kevin Herbel, discussing the Kansas Farm Management Association’s report on 2017 Kansas net farm income... with due consideration given to the importance of USDA program payments. 

00:24:29 – Wheat Harvest Roundup – Today's Kansas wheat harvest update features Extension agricultural agents Glenn Newdigger of Stafford County and Stacy Campbell of Ellis County/Cottonwood Extension District.

00:24:30 – Ag News:  Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines.

00:32:58 – "Stop, Look and Listen":  K-State's Gus van der Hoeven presents "Stop, Look and Listen", his weekly commentary on rural Kansas.

 

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