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Sep 28, 2018

On today’s episode: the weekly grain market update; the next speaker in the Henry C. Gardiner Global Food Systems lecture series; agricultural news, and this week's "Kansas Wheat Scoop"; 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 provides his weekly look at the activity taking place in the grain market. He says the corn market is somewhat bullish while soybeans are bearish. He also focuses on the USDA small grains and stocks report coming out later this morning.

00:12:59 – Critical Phase for Soybean Producers:  The next speaker in the Henry C. Gardiner Global Food Systems lecture series, Sara Menker, says a potential food emergency may happen sometime in the next 10 years. Assistant to the dean of the College of Agriculture emeritus, Steven Graham, provides a preview of her lecture.

00:24:29 – Ag News:  The day's agricultural news headlines, and the latest “Kansas Wheat Scoop.”

00:33:00 – Kansas Weather:  K-State climatologist Mary Knapp reports on Kansas agricultural weather.


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