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Jul 30, 2021

  • Grain Market Update
  • Effects of High Nighttime Temps on Corn Productivity
  • Agricultural News
  • Kansas Agricultural Weather


00:01:00 – Grain Market Update: K-State grain market economist Dan O'Brien discusses this week's grain market reactions to ongoing weather challenges for crop production here in the U.S. and abroad, and he tells about his new local grain price basis maps for Kansas and the surrounding area now available for producers to reference


00:12:00 – Effects of High Nighttime Temps on Corn Productivity: K-State crop physiologist Krishna Jagadish provides an update on his continuing research of crop response to high nighttime temperatures...having conducted work previously on the impacts on wheat, he's now turning his attention to the effects of warm overnight temperatures on corn productivity


00:22:58 – Agricultural News: Eric Atkinson covers the day’s agricultural news headlines, including this week’s Wheat Scoop


00:30:57 – 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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