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May 10, 2024

  • Expecting No Surprises from the WASDE Report
  • K-State Agriculture Judging Team Victories
  • More Severe Weather


00:01:05 – Expecting No Surprises from the WASDE Report: Dan O’Brien, K-State grain economist, starts the show with a grain market outlook. He explains what he expects from the WASDE report and the range of market prices. 

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00:12:05 – K-State Agriculture Judging Team Victories: Continuing the show are members of the K-State Crops Judging Team Landon Trout and Leno Caldieraro to talk about their recent victory. K-State’s Meat Animal Evaluation Team’s Kylie Schakel and coach Payton Dahmer also join to discuss their recent success.


00:23:05 – More Severe Weather: A weather update with K-State meteorologist Chip Redmond ends today’s show as he says what weather we can be expecting and how this year’s severe weather compares.



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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.


K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan