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Jan 14, 2021

• The global grain market

• The top varieties in K-State's 2020 grain sorghum performance test

• Agricultural news, and the Kansas soybean update

• All-America Selections for your vegetable garden…

00:01:30 – Global Grain Market Update:  The senior economist with the IGP Institute at K-State, Guy Allen, offers his latest perspectives on the global grain market, following the USDA's monthly world grain supply-and-demand report released this week...he talks about where the U.S. is currently positioned in that market, with the greatest emphasis once again being on China's demand for feedgrains and oilseeds.

00:12:52 – Global Grain Market Update (Part 2):  Continued discussion with the senior economist with the IGP Institute at K-State, Guy Allen... he looks at what's happening on the world wheat production and export front, and where the U.S. stands in that market.

00:24:04 – Ag News:  Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines, and visits with K-State soybean breeder Bill Schapaugh, who reports that the results of K-State's 2020 Soybean Variety Performance Test are now available to growers, for use in making variety decisions for this year's crop. Also, this week’s Kansas soybean update.

00:32:05 – All-America Selections:  Johnson County Extension horticulture agent Dennis Patton talks about the new garden vegetable varieties which have been deemed All-America Selections...all of which are suitable for production in Kansas.


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