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Feb 9, 2024

  • Grain Market Here and Abroad, Part 1
  • Grain Market Here and Abroad, Part 2
  • Still Muddy in Kansas


00:01:05 – Grain Market Here and Abroad: The show begins with Dan O’Brien, K-State grain economist, and Guy Allen, the senior economist from the IGP Institute at K-State, with a recap of the World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates from the USDA. In the first two segments of the show they discuss the international and domestic market for corn, soybeans, wheat and grain sorghum.

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00:23:05 – Still Muddy in Kansas: K-State meteorologist, Chip Redmond, completes today’s show with a weather update. He talks about a record these recent cold temperatures broke and what people can be expecting as we look into next week and the end of the month. 


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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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