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A selection of fully produced segments are made available weekly on the "For Radio Stations" page at the K-State Research and Extension news page.

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Sep 24, 2021

  • Grain Market Update
  • In-Furrow Phosphorus for Wheat
  • Agricultural News
  • Kansas Agricultural Weather


00:01:00 – Grain Market Update: K-State grain market economist Dan O'Brien has the latest on grain price basis trends at local Kansas delivery points as fall harvest is underway, and he talks about one reason that China may remain a prime customer for U.S. feedgrains and soybeans


00:12:00 – In-Furrow Phosphorus for Wheat: K-State crop nutrient specialist Dorivar Ruiz-Diaz talks about the merits of including in-furrow phosphorus when planting wheat this fall...he talks about the variables that affect the phosphorus rate to apply, and about what K-State research says about the yield response to starter phosphorus


00:23:00 – Agricultural News: Eric Atkinson has a look at today's agricultural news headlines, plus this week’s Wheat Scoop


00:31:00 – Kansas Agricultural Weather: K-State meteorologist Chip Redmond provides an update on the wealth of weather and climate information currently available to agricultural producers at the Mesonet website out of the Weather Data Library at K-State

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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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