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Feb 2, 2021

• Farmer cooperative grain storage

• Federal program updates

• Agricultural news, and the latest “Milk Lines”

• Wolf reintroduction, and the impact on other species …

00:01:30 – Farmer Cooperative Grain Storage:  The director of the Arthur Capper Cooperative Center at K-State, Brian Briggeman, talks about trends in farmer cooperative grain storage in Kansas, based on a new survey of cooperative indicates the degree of cooperative consolidation in the state over the past few years, and the simultaneous growth in grain storage capacity...he talks about the factors behind those trends.

00:12:51 – Federal Program Updates:  On the latest edition of FSA Coffee Talk, agricultural program specialist Todd Barrows of the Farm Service Agency talks about the new updates to the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program parts 1 and 2, and shares information on newly-announced aid for grain producers under the Quality Loss Assistance Program.

00:24:18 – Ag News:  Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines, along with this week's edition of "Milk Lines."

00:32:21 – Wolf Reintroduction Impact:  Former K-State wildlife specialist Charlie Lee talks about a new report on wolf reintroduction and the impact on other predator as well as prey species.


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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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