Sep 20, 2019
00:01:30 – Grain Market Update: K-State grain market economist Dan O'Brien offers his latest insight on the grain market trends: he comments on the markets' current attention to weather factors affecting row crop production ahead of harvest, and he talks about how the African swine fever calamity in China could have ripple effects on the grain price trends ahead.
00:12:56 – Calculating ARC and PLC Payment Yields: K-State agricultural economist Robin Reid talks about the opportunity for crop producers to update their USDA commodity program payment yields as they enroll in either the ARC or PLC programs in the months ahead. She has put together a new spreadsheet that producers can use to calculate their new program yields.
00:24:21 – ASI Family and Friends Reunion Preview: K-State animal scientist Dave Nichols looks ahead to K-State Animal Science and Industry's 2019 Family and Friends Reunion, taking place on Friday, October 4th, with early registrations due in today.
00:32:40 – Kansas Weather: K-State climatologist Mary Knapp reports on Kansas agricultural weather.
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