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Oct 25, 2019

• The weekly grain market update

• KSRE local agents gathered at K-State this week for their annual conference

• Managing yield monitor data, and this week’s “Kansas Wheat Scoop”

• Kansas agricultural weather…

00:01:30 – Grain Market Update:  K-State grain market economist Dan O' Brien focuses his weekly grain market comments on the wheat market, which he is speaking about this week at a major agricultural outlook forum in Denver:  he talks about current and encouraging trends on local wheat basis in Kansas, the impact of concerns over the spring wheat harvest on prices, and how the premiums being paid for high-protein wheat figure into the overall price outlook.

00:13:00 – K-State Research and Extension Annual Conference:  Conversations with two more Extension agricultural agents who are in Manhattan this week for the annual K-State Research and Extension Conference:  Richard Fechter of the Rolling Prairie Extension District in southeast Kansas, who is the outgoing president of the National Association of County Agricultural Agents, and David Hallauer of the Meadowlark Extension District in northeast Kansas.

00:24:29 – Managing Yield Monitor Data:  K-State area agronomist for northwest Kansas Lucas Haag offers some thoughts on managing yield monitor data as producers finish up the fall row crop harvest; 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.


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.