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Radio stations are free to use clips from any of the episodes below. Time codes and descriptions for each segment are listed in the show notes. 

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.

Captioned episodes are available on our Agriculture Today YouTube page.

Jan 31, 2020

• The weekly grain market update

• A visit with an agricultural technology researcher and Fulbright Scholar

• Agricultural news, and the “Kansas Wheat Scoop”

• Kansas agricultural weather…

00:01:30 – Grain Market Update:  K-State ​grain market economist Dan O'Brien looks at how the concerns over the coronavirus outbreak have been weighing on the grain trades and the financial markets in general, and he talks about the latest row crop production outlook in South America, during his weekly segment on the grain market trends.

00:12:52 – Fulbright Scholar:  An agricultural technology researcher and Fulbright Scholar from the University of Southern Queensland in Australia, Craig Baillie, talks about his work in ag technology development and what he sees as the most promising technological advancements for the benefit of the farmer...he was a guest of the Biological and Agricultural Engineering Department at K-State this week under the Oz to Oz scientific exchange program.

00:24:15 – Ag News:  The day's agricultural news headlines, and the latest “Kansas Wheat Scoop.”

00:32:28 – 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.