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Mar 4, 2022

  • Grain Market Volatility Continues
  • Time to Finalize Crop Insurance Decisions
  • Kansas Agricultural Weather

00:01:00 – Grain Market Volatility Continues: K-State grain market economist Dan O'Brien remarks on this volatile week in the markets stemming from the ongoing battle in Ukraine, noting that the damage that's already been done in that key grain production country will likely resonate in the markets for quite some while...he also compares the latest futures-based grain price projections to those of the USDA from its Agricultural Outlook Forum last week


00:12:00 – Time to Finalize Crop Insurance Decisions: K-State risk management specialist Jenny Ifft talks about finalizing crop insurance decisions for spring-planted crops, with the enrollment deadline coming up in just over a week...she talks about how the just-released RMA price numbers for February will influence the revenue insurance guarantee


00:23:00 – Kansas Agricultural Weather: K-State 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.


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