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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.

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Jul 24, 2020

  • The weekly grain market update
  • Phosphorus advice for winter wheat prep
  • Ag News
  • Kansas Weather

00:01:29 – Grain Market Update: K-State grain market economist Dan O'Brien discusses the unusually strong price basis levels for grain sorghum and corn at Kansas delivery points right now, as well as favorable basis for wheat and soybeans ... potentially presenting good marketing possibilities for producers.

00:12:52 – Phosphorus Advice for Winter Wheat Prep: K-State crop nutrient specialist Dorivar Ruiz-Diaz advises wheat producers on phosphorus and low-pH management for winter wheat to be sown this fall ... he's telling growers to soil test for phosphorus and lime needs now, so that preparations can be made to address any deficiencies.

00:24:11 – Ag News:  Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines.

00:32:30 – 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.