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Dec 14, 2018

On today’s episode: the weekly grain market update; identifying sulfur deficiency in winter wheat stands, which is becoming a more widespread problem in Kansas; agricultural news headlines, and the latest “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 remarks on this week's sale of U.S. soybeans to China, and what that means for the soybean market going forward, and he talks about the numbers in the latest USDA grain supply-and-demand report during his weekly segment on the grain market trends.

00:12:58 – Sulfur Deficiency in Winter Wheat:  K-State crop nutrient specialist Dorivar Ruiz-Diaz talks about identifying sulfur deficiency in winter wheat stands, which is becoming a more widespread problem in Kansas...he goes over the fertilizer options for applying sulfur to wheat as part of a winter topdressing program.

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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