Jan 22, 2021
• The weekly grain market update
• A look at the U.S. macroeconomy heading into 2021
• Agricultural news, and the “Kansas Wheat Scoop”
• Kansas agricultural weather…
00:01:30 – Grain Market Update: K-State grain market economist Dan O'Brien remarks on this past week's grain market trends, as the bullish run in prices stalled out over the last few days...he also goes over his latest longer-term outlook on prices, as shared in a K-State Mini Risk-and-Profit Conference session this week.
00:12:54 – U.S. Macroeconomy Update: K-State agricultural economist Brian Briggeman talks about the state of the U.S. macroeconomy moving into 2021, and the associated outlook on interest rate trends...he suggests that farmers and ranchers may have an opportunity to capitalize on the expected economic conditions this year, with potential for operational investment and growth.
00:24:19 – Ag News: The day's agricultural news headlines, and the latest “Kansas Wheat Scoop.”
00:32:36 – Kansas Weather: K-State climatologist Mary Knapp reports on Kansas agricultural weather.
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