Mar 1, 2019
On today’s episode: the weekly grain market update; managing cattle through the negative effects of lingering muddy conditions in feeding areas; the latest agricultural news headlines, 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 sizes up the USDA's latest grain export sales numbers, as well as what the current "carry" in grain futures is telling producers, during his weekly segment on the grain market trends.
00:13:00 – Persistent Muddy Conditions Stressing Cattle: K-State livestock specialist Joel DeRouchey looks at managing cattle through the negative effects of lingering muddy conditions in feeding areas, and what producers can do to shore up feedlots as these unfavorable conditions persist.
00:24:30 – Ag News: The day's agricultural news headlines, and the latest “Kansas Wheat Scoop.”
00:33:00 – Kansas Weather: K-State climatologist Mary Knapp reports on Kansas agricultural weather.
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