Feb 21, 2020
• The weekly grain market update
• The effects of farm technology adoption on farm labor
• Agricultural news, and the “Kansas Wheat Scoop”
• Kansas agricultural weather…
00:01:30 – Grain Market Update: K-State grain market economist Dan O'Brien looks over this year’s grain production and price projections, released this week by the USDA’s Agricultural Outlook Forum.
00:12:48 – Agricultural Technology and Farm Labor: From the recent Women Managing the Farm Conference at K-State, agricultural technology specialist Terry Griffin shares some observations from a discussion forum he moderated, on farm technology adoption and how that impacts farm labor. Terry also hints at an emerging conflict between two major farm data services. Could this conflict get the attention of legislators?
00:24:09 – Ag News: The day's agricultural news headlines, and the latest “Kansas Wheat Scoop.”
00:32:25 – 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.
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