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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.

Dec 20, 2019

• The weekly grain market update

• The dean of the College of Agriculture at K-State looks ahead to 2020

• K-State's crops judging team talk about their latest win

• Kansas agricultural weather…

00:01:30 – Grain Market Update:  K-State grain market economist Dan O'Brien spells out what the final approval of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement will mean for grain exports to those neighboring countries, and he talks about producer marketing decisions in the midst of currently-improving grain prices, during his weekly segment on the grain price trends.

00:12:57 – Dean Minton Looks Ahead:  The dean of the College of Agriculture at K-State, Ernie Minton, talks about the college's leading initiatives heading into 2020, particularly in agricultural research and teaching facility improvement on the campus and in agricultural student recruitment.

00:24:19 – Another Big Win!:  The coach and members of K-State's crops team talk about winning the 2019 national championship in competition recently in Chicago and Kansas City:  K-State agronomist Kevin Donnelly and agronomy students Noah Winans, Nate Dick and Madison Tunnell.

00:32:46 – 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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