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May 13, 2022

  • USDA Projection on 2022 U.S. Winter Wheat, Corn and Soybean Production
  • The Final Segment on the Growth in Non-Traditional Agricultural Financing
  • Kansas Agricultural Weather


00:01:00 – USDA Projection on 2022 U.S. Winter Wheat, Corn and Soybean Production: K-State grain market economist Dan O'Brien sizes up the USDA's latest world grain supply and demand report, which included its first projection on 2022 winter wheat, corn and soybean production in the U.S....he'll offer his take on the longer-range market implications of those USDA numbers during his weekly grain market segment


00:12:00 – The Final Segment on the Growth in Non-Traditional Agricultural Financing: The final segment of this week's series on the growth in non-traditional agricultural financing, based on a new report put together by a team of land-grant university agricultural economists:  this time, K-State's Jenny Ifft is joined by Bruce Ahrendsen of the University of Arkansas, as he outlines his study of how non-traditional finance relates to USDA farm loan defaults...and Will Secor of the University of Georgia shares his research on where non-traditional creditors land in the pecking order when it comes to debt repayments in Chapter 12 farm bankruptcy cases


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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