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Jul 13, 2021



978—International Grain Numbers…USDA Program Reminders

  • USDA Grain Numbers
  • USDA Reporting Deadlines
  • Wheat Harvest Update
  • Hog-Nosed Snakes


00:01:10--USDA Grain Numbers--The senior economist with the IGP Institute at K-State, Guy Allen, reviews the USDA's latest world grain supply-and-demand report released yesterday, and what it says about international grain trade prospects...he says the numbers on world wheat production and available stocks are the headliner of this report


00:12:07--USDA Reporting Deadlines--On the latest edition of FSA Coffee Talk, farm program chief Todd Barrows of the Farm Service Agency state office covers a trio of important reporting deadlines for producers to have in mind...on spring crop acreage,  farm structure changes, and storm-related crop and livestock losses


00:23:07--Wheat Harvest Update--Today's Kansas wheat harvest update features Extension agricultural agent Todd Schmidt of Greeley County in west-central Kansas…and K-State dairy specialist Mike Brouk presents this week’s edition of Milk Lines


00:31:12--Hog-Nosed Snakes--On this week's wildlife management segment, former K-State wildlife specialist Charlie Lee talks about a benign species that he says is in need of conservation...the hog-nosed snake





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