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Oct 15, 2021

  • Grain Market Update
  • Pre-Harvest Soybean Dry-Down
  • Kansas Agricultural Weather


00:01:00 – Grain Market Update: K-State grain market economist Dan O'Brien compares current grain bids at local Kansas elevators to forward contracts on 2022 production at those same locations as an indication of market direction, and he talks about the potential market impact of the new soybean crush plant to be built in southeast Kansas


00:12:00 – Pre-Harvest Soybean Dry-Down: K-State crop production specialist Ignacio Ciampitti talks about the pace of soybean crop dry-down before harvest, given the cooler and wetter weather many parts of Kansas have experienced over the last week...he tells what producers can expect, based on previous studies of in-field soybean drying rate


00:23:00 – Kansas Agricultural Weather: From the Weather Data Library at Kansas State University, meteorologist Chip Redmond 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.


K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.