Aug 21, 2020
• The weekly grain market update
• Determining least-cost crop fertilizer options
• Agricultural news, and the “Kansas Wheat Scoop”
• Kansas agricultural weather…
00:01:30 – Grain Market Update: K-State grain m arket economist Dan O'Brien comments on the corn market's reluctance to rally as the derecho damage in the Corn Belt continues to be assessed, and he reports on the remarkably-strong grain sorghum basis levels at Kansas delivery points, during his weekly segment on the grain market trends.
00:12:53 – Least-Cost Fertilizer Options: K-State agricultural economists Terry Griffin and Gregg Ibendahl talk about a different approach to determining least-cost crop fertilizer options for producers, using an economic tool that they've developed that's now available to crop growers and retail fertilizer vendors alike.
00:24:16 – 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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