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Dec 15, 2021

  • Why U.S. Wheat Export Business is Lagging
  • Developing Food-Grade Sorghum and Millet Lines
  • Stop, Look and Listen


00:01:00 – Why U.S. Wheat Export Business is Lagging: The senior economist at the IGP Institute at K-State, Guy Allen, talks about the latest USDA world grain supply-and-demand numbers, and the implications for international grain trade:  he specifically highlights what's going on with wheat, and why U.S. wheat export business is lagging...and he looks at rising interest in canola and sunflowers in the international oilseed market


00:12:00 – Developing Food-Grade Sorghum and Millet Lines: The assistant director of the Feed the Future Innovation Laboratory for Collaborative Research on Sorghum and Millet at K-State, Nat Bascom, talks about that lab's research efforts in developing food-grade sorghum and millet lines for consumption in other parts of the world...he explains how the information generated by this program also benefits sorghum and millet growers here in the U.S.


00:23:00 – Stop, Look and Listen: K-State's Gus van Der Hoeven provides his weekly commentary on life in rural Kansas


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