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Oct 21, 2022

  • A Look Ahead for the Corn and Soybean Markets
  • Fertilizer Prices Not Expected to Fall Anytime Soon
  • Kansas Agricultural Weather


00:01:00 – A Look Ahead for the Corn and Soybean Markets: K-State grain economist Dan O’Brien take a wide lens look for this week’s grain market update. He shares what we can expect to see through the rest of 2022 and into 2023 including the tightening of corn and soybean markets as we continue to experience drought not only in the U.S., but also in South America. He also highlights the strong input prices we should expect in the new year and how that might affect the corn to soybean acreage ratio that we may see in 2023.


00:12:00 – Fertilizer Prices Not Expected to Fall Anytime Soon: Fertilizer prices may only go up from here according to K-State farm management Extension specialist, Gregg Ibendahl. He discusses the various tools available for producers on and the current challenges making for unusually volatile fertilizer prices.


00:23:00 – Kansas Agricultural Weather: K-State meteorologist, Chip Redmond, discusses the cold temperatures we experienced earlier this week and the importance of checking equipment prior to harvesting due to increased fire weather risks.


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