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Jul 16, 2021

  • Grain Market Update
  • Nutrient Applications Timing
  • Wheat Harvest Update
  • Kansas Agricultural Weather



00:01:00 – Grain Market Update: K-State grain market economist Dan O'Brien covers his latest marketing year projections for wheat prices, and he takes another look at the current local basis relationship between corn and grain sorghum around Kansas


00:12:00 – Nutrient Applications Timing: Precision crop nutrient specialist Brian Arnall of Oklahoma State University talks about recent discoveries on the timing of nutrient applications to wheat and grain sorghum, which were conducted outside of what many producers would consider the normal time frame...he was a featured speaker at a K-State precision agriculture workshop this week


00:23:00 – Wheat Harvest Update: The final Kansas wheat harvest report features multi-county agronomist Jeanne Falk Jones of the Sunflower Extension District in northwest Kansas


00:31:00 – 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.


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