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Aug 18, 2022

  • August WASDE Report
  • Grain Science Department Highlight
  • Harvesting Apples and Pears


00:01:04—August WASDE Report— Senior economist with the International Grains Program at K-State, Guy Allen, gives producers an in-depth look at the commodities market on a global scale by analyzing the latest WASDE report – he specifically gives valuable details on the global weather conditions and the continued strength in the United States dollar

AgManager WASDE Report Analysis

00:12:05 —Grain Science Department Highlight — Interim department head for the K-State Grain Science Department, Hulya Dogan, and two of her students – senior in bakery science and management, Riley Smith, and first year master student Andrew Dorsch - provide an overview of the one-of-a-kind department and the unique opportunities available to its students

Grain Science Department Website

00:23:05—Harvesting Apples and Pears —  K-State horticulturist Ward Upham closes out today’s program and offers tips on determining when it is time to harvest apples and pears


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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 Samantha Bennett and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.


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