Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

Radio stations are free to use clips from any of the episodes below. Time codes and descriptions for each segment are listed in the show notes. 

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.

Captioned episodes are available on our Agriculture Today YouTube page.

Feb 25, 2022

  • Grain Market Volatility and USDA Projections
  • Mechanical or Herbicide Termination of a Cover Crop
  • Kansas Agricultural Weather

00:01:00 – Grain Market Volatility and USDA Projections: K-State grain market economist Dan O'Brien covers the latest developments in the grain markets, including the market volatility created by Russia's invasion of Ukraine this week...and he sizes up the USDA's projection on U.S. crop production and prices in 2022, released at the department's Agricultural Outlook Forum yesterday


00:12:00 – Mechanical or Herbicide Termination of a Cover Crop: K-State weed management specialist Sarah Lancaster talks about planning the termination of a cover crop ahead of spring planting, either mechanically or by way of a herbicide treatment...she goes over the selective and non-selective herbicide alternatives for this purpose, relating to the kind of cover crop to be taken out


00:23:00 – Kansas Agricultural Weather: K-State meteorologist Chip Redmond reports on Kansas agricultural weather



Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to

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.