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Mar 30, 2018

On today’s episode: the weekly grain market update; the past, present and future of reproduction technology in cattle production; 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.

00:00:00 — Grain Market Update:  K-State grain market economist Dan O'Brien remarks on the numbers from the USDA's prospective plantings and grain stocks reports released yesterday and the markets' reaction to those...and he talks about dry weather concerns in the upper Midwest affecting spring wheat planting intentions during his weekly segment on the grain market trends.

00:11:29 — Kansas Ag Mediation Can Help:  A guest speaker at K-State's Animal Sciences and Industry Department this week:  livestock reproduction physiologist George Seidel of Colorado State University talks about the past, present and future of reproduction technology in cattle production, and what he sees as the exciting new possibilities in this field going forward.

00:22:58 — Kansas Weather:  K-State climatologist Mary Knapp reports on Kansas agricultural weather.

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