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Jul 23, 2021

  • Grain Market Update
  • Volunteer Corn in Soybean Stands
  • Agricultural News
  • Kansas Agricultural Weather



00:01:00 – Grain Market Update: K-State grain market economist Dan O'Brien covers the latest grain market developments, and he refers to a new index that the CME maintains that tracks the level of price volatility in the wheat, corn and soybean markets, and compares that to historical trends...he also offers his latest thoughts on the markets' responses to weather developments


00:12:00 – Volunteer Corn in Soybean Stands: K-State weed management specialist Sarah Lancaster returns, this time to discuss the outbreak of volunteer corn turning up in soybean stands around Kansas right now...she talks about the complications that causes for the soybeans, and what herbicide control options are available to the grower


00:23:00 – Agricultural News: Agricultural News: Eric Atkinson covers the day’s agricultural news headlines, including this week’s Wheat Scoop


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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