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Apr 26, 2024

  • Grain Market Futures
  • Ukraine Update and Outlook
  • Severe Weather in Kansas


00:01:05 – Grain Market Futures: Dan O’Brien, K-State grain economist, kicks off today’s show with a grain market outlook. He shares on the futures market and takes a deeper look at acreage for corn and sorghum.

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00:12:05 – Ukraine Update and Outlook: The show continues with Antonina Broyaka, K-State Extension associate in the department of agricultural economics, as she provides and update on Ukraine’s losses and what 2024’s commodities may look like.

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00:23:05 – Severe Weather in Kansas: Weather with K-State meteorologist Chip Redmond rounds out the show. He says how part of Kansas can be expecting severe weather and how they should prepare.


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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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