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Dec 16, 2022

  • Grain Market Report: Profitability and Fertilizer
  • Multi-Year Water Flex Accounts and Wine
  • Kansas Agricultural Weather


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.

The latest from Dan on AgManager

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.

Further information on the Kansas Department of Agriculture's Multi-Year Flex Accounts

More from Kansas Profile with Ron Wilson

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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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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