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Jul 28, 2023

  • Dynamic Grain Market
  • Risk and Profit Conference and Ag Lenders Conference
  • Hot, Hot Temperatures


00:01:05 – Dynamic Grain Market: Starting this Friday’s show is K-State grain economist Dan O’Brien with this week’s grain market outlook. The market is currently in dynamic times and continues to be influenced by movements around the world. 

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00:12:05 – Risk and Profit Conference and Ag Lenders Conference: Rich Llewelyn, K-State Extension assistant, continues today’s show with information about two upcoming events. He shares details on the Risk and Profit Conference and Ag Lenders Conferences.

Risk and Profit Conference

Ag Lenders Conference


00:23:05 – Hot, Hot Temperatures: Completing today’s show is Chip Redmond, K-State meteorologist, as he reviews Kansas’ very high temperatures and what the state can expect moving into next week.  



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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 Shelby Varner and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.


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