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Nov 15, 2019

• The weekly grain market update

• Evaluating the new canola crop in Kansas

• Agricultural news, and this week’s “Kansas Wheat Scoop”

• Kansas agricultural weather…

00:01:30 – Grain Market Update:  K-State grain market economist Dan O'Brien looks closer at the "confidence level" in the USDA's new crop production and grain stocks numbers that were released a week ago, and to what extent those numbers could change, as part of his weekly commentary on the grain market trends.

00:12:59 – Kansas Canola:  K-State canola agronomist Mike Stamm offers his evaluation of the new canola crop in Kansas and whether it was impaired by the sharp drop in temperatures earlier this week...and he previews two K-State risk-assessed marketing workshops for canola growers taking place in southwest and south-central Kansas next week.

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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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.


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