Jan 5, 2018
On today’s episode: the weekly grain market update; a preview of the upcoming Kansas Agricultural Technologies Conference, scheduled for January 18th and 19th; agricultural news; K-State climatologist Mary Knapp reports on Kansas agricultural weather…
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.
00:01:29 – Grain Market Update: K-State grain market economist Dan O'Brien tells why he perceives a glimmer of optimism for improved grain prices, and he talks about new information from K-State on variable storage rates for wheat futures contracts, during his weekly segment on the grain market trends.
00:12:50 – 2018 Kansas Agricultural Technologies Conference: Precision agricultural engineer Ajay Sharda and precision agricultural economist Terry Griffin of K-State look ahead to the 2018 Kansas Agricultural Technologies Conference being co-hosted by K-State in two weeks...they'll visit about several of the up-and-coming technologies that will be discussed in full at this conference, encouraging all interested producers to attend.
00:24:19– Ag News: The day's agricultural news headlines, and the latest “Kansas Wheat Scoop.”
00:32:46 – Kansas Weather: K-State climatologist Mary Knapp reports on Kansas agricultural weather.
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