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Apr 12, 2024

  • April WASDE Report Review, Part 1
  • April WASDE Report Review, Part 2
  • Impactful Weather System for Kansas


00:01:05 – April WASDE Report Review, Part 1: K-State grain economist Dan O’Brien and the senior economist at the IGP Institute Guy Allen kick off today’s show by discussing the grain market both domestically and internationally. In the first segment they talk about the foreign exchange, wheat and corn.


00:12:05 – April WASDE Report Review, Part 2: The pair converse about grain sorghum, soybeans, cotton and transportation in the second segment.

Dan O'Brien on

WASDE Report


00:23:05 – Impactful Weather System for Kansas: Finishing the show is Chip Redmond, K-State meteorologist, as he says how the state continues to experience fire weather but that could be changing for parts of the state with the next systems.



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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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