Dec 16, 2022
00:01:00 – Grain Market Report: Profitability and Fertilizer: In the final grain market update for the year, K-State grain economist, Dan O’Brien, discusses where he foresees profitability going for producers and reflects on fertilizer prices as we go into 2023.
00:12:00 – Multi-Year Water Flex Accounts and Wine: Producers have had to be flexible with their water usage during this year’s drought. Kansas Department of Agriculture chief engineer, Earl Lewis, discusses multi-year flex accounts and deadlines associated with the program. Also, Ron Wilson, director of the Huck Boyd National Institute for Rural Development at Kansas State University, takes a festive look at a unique family vineyard and winery.
00:23:00 – Kansas Agricultural Weather: K-State meteorologist, Chip Redmond says this past week was unique, with parts of the state receiving precipitation and even some surprising thunderstorms. Looking ahead, he says to expect cold weather across much of the state.
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