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Feb 1, 2019

On today’s episode: the weekly grain market update; variable-rate seeding of corn and soybeans; 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 talks about managing corn price risk, which was his topic as this week's Risk Assessed Marketing Workshops hosted by K-State, and he shares his latest price probability projections for corn at harvest time this fall.

00:12:59 – Variable-Rate Seeding of Corn and Soybeans:  K-State agronomy researcher Savanna Crossman talks about her research on variable-rate seeding of corn and soybeans, and the individual field modeling required to make those systems work for the producer...she spoke on this subject at the recent Kansas Agricultural Technologies Conference co-hosted by K-State.

00:24:28 – 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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