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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.

Captioned episodes are available on our Agriculture Today YouTube page.

Mar 13, 2020

• The weekly grain market update

• A Kansas Master Farmer/Master Farm Homemaker profile

• Agricultural news, and the “Kansas Wheat Scoop”

• Kansas agricultural weather…

00:01:30 – Grain Market Update:  K-State grain market economist Dan O'Brien offers his take on what he sees as the “comparative resiliency” of grain prices, in the midst of this week’s drastic fall of the stock market. He’ll also discuss how this is affecting opportunities for marketing any old grain crop still out there.

00:12:51 – Kansas Master Farmer/Master Farm Homemaker:  The final installment of this week's series on the six Kansas farm and ranch couples who have been named to the Kansas Master Farmer/Master Farm Homemaker class of 2019...they will be so honored in ceremonies this evening in Manhattan:  featured today, Dick and Karen Works of Allen County.

00:24:13 – Ag News:  The day's agricultural news headlines, and the latest “Kansas Wheat Scoop.”

00:32:32 – 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.