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Dec 8, 2023

  • Sideways Grain Market
  • Ukraine and Black Sea Region Update
  • Above Average Temperatures


00:01:05 – Sideways Grain Market: Starting the show is K-State grain economist Dan O’Brien with his weekly grain market update. He mentions pre-report expectations for the WASDE report and what to think about as the markets move sideways.

Dan O'Brien on

WASDE Report


00:12:05 – Ukraine and Black Sea Region Update: Antonina Broyaka, K-State associate in the department of agricultural economics, continues the show by providing an update on Ukraine and the Black Sea Region. She discusses what is currently being worked on and an outlook for the next marketing year.

Antonina Broyaka's Webinar


00:23:05 – Above Average Temperatures: A weather update with K-State meteorologist Chip Redmond rounds out this week’s shows. He explains what records have been broken this past week and why people should keep fire safety top of mind.



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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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