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Dec 23, 2021

  • Top Grain Market Stories of 2021
  • Thoughts on the Grain Markets in the New Year
  • Growing Amaryllis Bulbs


00:01:08—Top Grain Market Stories of 2021 (part 1)--An end-of-year look at the top developments that shaped the grain market trends in 2021, featuring the senior economist with the IGP Institute at K-State, Guy Allen, and K-State Research and Extension grain market economist Dan O' part one, they dig into the macro-economic forces that affected the markets, including inflation and grain shipment and supply chain issues


00:12:07— Top Grain Market Stories of 2021 (part 2)--In the second part of today’s conversation on the leading grain market drivers in 2021, K-State’s Dan O’Brien and Guy Allen take up micro-economic influences, including the impacts of weather extremes in the U.S. and abroad...they also offer their thoughts on what's ahead for the grain trades in 2022


00:23:06—Growing Amaryllis Bulbs--On this week's horticulture segment, K-State horticulturist Ward Upham talks about planting and growing amaryllis bulbs indoors during the winter



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