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Mar 22, 2019

On today’s episode: the weekly grain market update; topdressing nitrogen on winter wheat this late in the growing season; the latest agricultural news, 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 comments on the grain market implications of the flood situation in the Missouri River Basin, and talks about the markets' muted response so far to likely spring planting delays and prevented planting, during his weekly segment on the grain market trends.

00:13:00 – Topdressing Nitrogen on Winter Wheat:  K-State crop nutrient specialist Dorivar Ruiz-Diaz talks about topdressing nitrogen on winter wheat this late in the growing season...why it still may be important, and what adjustments the producer might make in their topdressing approach.

00:24:29 – 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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