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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.

Jan 20, 2023

  • Grain Market Report: Crops Affected by Drought
  • The Impact of Snow on Agricultural Soils
  • Kansas Agricultural Weather


00:01:00 – Grain Market Report: Crops Affected by Drought: K-State grain economist, Dan O’Brien, has the latest information on futures and cash markets and lists the percentages of crops affected by drought in Kansas.


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00:12:00 – The Impact of Snow on Agricultural Soils: Inspired by recent weather activity, K-State meteorologist, Chip Redmond, walks us through different winter weather types. He explains that even differences in snow types can alter the impact that they have on our agricultural soils.


00:23:00 – Kansas Agricultural Weather: K-State meteorologist, Chip Redmond discusses the precipitation received across large amounts of the state earlier this week, where we currently stand on average snow fall this time of year, and what we can expect in February and beyond..



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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.