Feb 26, 2021
• The weekly grain market update
• Escalating issues with low-pH crop soils around Kansas
• Agricultural news, and the “Kansas Wheat Scoop”
• Kansas agricultural weather…
00:01:30 – Grain Market Update: K-State grain market economist Dan O'Brien talks about this week's volatility in the grain markets and his latest take on the "battle for acres" between the corn, grain sorghum and soybean markets, during his weekly segment on the grain market trends.
00:12:57 – Low-pH Crop Soils Spreading Across Kansas: K-State crop nutrient specialist Dorivar Ruiz-Diaz talks about escalating issues with low-pH crop soils around Kansas: why that's happening, and what corrective actions producers should, and shouldn't consider, in addressing the problem....he also comments on responding to high pH soils through crop management.
00:24:22 – Ag News: The day's agricultural news headlines, and the latest “Kansas Wheat Scoop.”
00:32:38 – Kansas Weather: K-State climatologist Mary Knapp reports on Kansas agricultural weather.
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