Dec 17, 2021
00:01:00 – Grain Market Update: K-State grain market economist Dan O'Brien provides an update on local grain basis bids around Kansas, and he offers a renewed look at what's behind the volatility in the wheat market
00:12:00 – Wildlfire Outbreaks in Central and Western Kansas: The state fire management officer with the Kansas Forest Service at K-State, Mark Neely, reports the latest on the enormous wildfire outbreak in parts of central and western Kansas on Wednesday: he talks about the great challenges to the fire response, commending local firefighters for their staunch efforts in containing those fires in near-impossible wind conditions...and he reminds that the threat of wildfire in rural Kansas remains as this extra-dry winter continues
00:23:00 – What Created that Destructive Windstorm?: K-State meteorologist Chip Redmond talks about the elements that came together to create that destructive windstorm earlier in the week, and provides the latest Kansas agricultural weather outlook
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