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Jun 11, 2021

  • Grain Market Update
  • Kansas Farm Income Data
  • Ag news
  • Kansas Agricultural Weather




00:01:00 – Grain Market Update: K-State grain market economist Dan O'Brien comments on the grain markets' interpretation of Thursday's USDA world grain supply-and-demand report, and on the unrelenting strength in wheat prices as harvest time in Kansas approaches



00:11:58 – Kansas Farm Income Data: K-State farm management economist Gregg Ibendahl shares his latest analysis of Kansas Farm Management Association farm income data, this time focusing on impact of non-farm income on the financial state of family farms...he then breaks that down even further, looking at the financial latitude that non-farm wages create for farm families



00:22:52 – Ag news: Eric Atkinson covers the day’s agricultural news headlines, plus this week’s Kansas Wheat Scoop.


00:30:42 – Kansas Agricultural Weather: K-State climatologist Mary Knapp reports on Kansas agricultural weather


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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 Eric Atkinson 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.