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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.

Captioned episodes are available on our Agriculture Today YouTube page.

Jun 26, 2020

• The weekly grain market update

• Timely weed control issues

• Agricultural news, and the “Kansas Wheat Scoop”

• Kansas agricultural weather…

00:01:30 – Grain Market Update:  K-State grain market economist Dan O'Brien reports on favorable signs for U.S. wheat exports, which are contributing to uncommon harvest-time strength in local wheat price basis around Kansas, among his comments this week on the grain market trends.

00:12:57 – Weed Control Issues:  K-State weed management specialist Sarah Lancaster talks about two crop weed control subjects: how hot temperatures can adversely affect the performance of commonly-used row crop herbicides, and what a grower can do to counter that...she also offers the latest on weed control in grain sorghum.

00:24:24 – Wheat Harvest Report:  Today's wheat harvest report features an update from Extension agricultural agent Chris Long of the Walnut Creek Extension District in west-central Kansas.

00:32:28 – 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.