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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.

Sep 9, 2022

  • Corn Yield Concerns Are Having an Impact
  • Drought Assistance Programs for Cattle Producers
  • Kansas Agricultural Weather


00:01:00 – Corn Yield Concerns Are Having an Impact: K-State grain market economist, Dan O’Brien, discusses how concerns over corn yields across the plains have impacted corn future and cash prices and the current status of the energy crisis is Europe

The latest from Dan on Ag Manager

00:12:00 – Drought Assistance Programs for Cattle Producers: K-State Extension agricultural policy specialist, Jenny Ifft, and K-State Extension farm economist, Robin Reid, cover three programs currently offered to cattle producers to assist with the on-going drought – they provide two examples for each program showing how far that assistance actually goes in terms of producer use

Robin's Ag Manager article on livestock forage disaster programs available

Jenny's Beef Tips Newsletter article on safety net programs 

00:23:00 – Kansas Agricultural Weather: K-State meteorologist Chip Redmond provides insight into the developing hurricane off the coast of southern California and discusses the latest update to the Kansas drought monitor



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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.


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.