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Nov 9, 2018

On today’s episode: the weekly grain market update; the advantages of applying an herbicide treatment this month on fields to be planted to corn or grain sorghum next spring; agricultural news, and the “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 market response to the USDA's grain production and stocks reports released yesterday...he also talks about the new adjustments in the grain stocks numbers out of China, and how those factor into the price outlook.

00:12:59 – Pre-emptive Herbicide Treatments:  K-State weed management specialist Dallas Peterson talks about the advantages of applying a herbicide treatment this month on fields to be planted to corn or grain sorghum next spring, to get the jump on winter annual weed problems...he covers the product options that perform the best for this purpose.

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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