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Aug 20, 2021

  • Grain Market Update
  • Outlook for the Ag Economy
  • Agricultural News
  • Kansas Agricultural Weather


00:01:00 – Grain Market Update: From the 2021, K-State Risk and Profit Conference, grain market economist Dan O'Brien shares some of the discussions he's been having with producers about the latest developments in the grain markets...and the marketing strategies they might want to adopt for wheat still in storage and row crops as harvest time nears


00:12:00 – Outlook for the Ag Economy: Also from the K-State Risk and Profit Conference, former Ohio State University agricultural economist and current analyst with the Kernmantle Group, Matt Roberts, discusses his long-run positive outlook for the agricultural economy, and how ethanol production fits into that equation


00:23:00 – Agricultural News: Eric Atkinson covers the day’s agricultural news headlines, including this week’s Wheat Scoop


00:31:00 – Kansas Agricultural Weather: K-State climatologist Mary Knapp reports on Kansas agricultural weather


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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.


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