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Jul 6, 2018

On today’s episode: the weekly grain market update; the final Kansas wheat harvest report for 2018; agricultural new, and this week's "Kansas Wheat Scoop"; 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.

00:01:29 – Grain Market Update:  K-State grain market economist Dan O'Brien talks about the markets' reaction this past week to the USDA latest crop acreage and grain stocks reports, and he has further thoughts on the U.S./China trade war as the tariffs on both sides went into effect today, during his weekly segment on the grain market trends.

00:12:59 – Kansas Wheat Harvest Update:  Sunflower Extension District agronomist Jeanne Falk Jones provides the final Kansas wheat harvest update for this season, talking about the harvest outcome to date in Cheyenne, Sherman and Wallace counties in far northwest Kansas.

00:24:29 – Ag News:  The day's agricultural news headlines, and the latest “Kansas Wheat Scoop.”

00:32:59 – Kansas Weather:  K-State climatologist Mary Knapp reports on Kansas agricultural weather.

 

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