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Jul 5, 2024

  • Grain Market Prices and Supply
  • Need to Control Palmer Amaranth
  • Weather Forecast for July


00:01:05 – Grain Market Prices and Supply: Dan O’Brien starts today’s show by talking about grain prices for this week’s grain market outlook. He also explains his updated balance sheets on corn and soybeans. 

Dan O'Brien on


00:12:05 – Need to Control Palmer Amaranth: Continuing the show by discussing palmer amaranth is K-State weed specialist Sarah Lancaster as she reminds growers why it is critical to get control of the weed and how it can hopefully be done.

Palmer Amaranth Control in Grain Sorghum


00:23:05 – Weather Forecast for July: A weather update with K-State meteorologist Chip Redmond wraps up the show as he mentions how parts of Kansas have received almost too much rain while others are still very dry.



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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