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A selection of fully produced segments are made available weekly on the "For Radio Stations" page at the K-State Research and Extension news page.

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Oct 16, 2020

• The weekly grain market update

• Controlling post-harvest weed growth on row crop ground

• Agricultural news, and the “Kansas Wheat Scoop”

• Kansas agricultural weather…

00:01:30 – Grain Market Update:  K-State grain market economist Dan O'Brien comments on another week of higher grain prices, and offers some things for producers to think about as they contemplate how to take advantage of the current strength in the markets, during his weekly segment on the grain price trends.

00:12:54 – Controlling Post-Harvest Weed Growth:  K-State weed management specialist Sarah Lancaster has advice on controlling post-harvest weed growth on row crop ground here in the fall...she points out the importance of that for moisture conservation, and she talks about herbicide choices for the various weed species a grower would target.

00:24:17 – Ag News:  The day's agricultural news headlines, and the latest “Kansas Wheat Scoop.”

00:32:33 – Kansas Weather:  K-State climatologist Mary Knapp reports on Kansas agricultural weather.


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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.


K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.