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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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Feb 14, 2020

• The weekly grain market update

• A sneak preview of the Dryland Soil Health Network

• Agricultural news, and the “Kansas Wheat Scoop”

• Kansas agricultural weather…

00:01:30 – Grain Market Update:  K-State grain market economist Dan O'Brien offers his take on the USDA's latest grain supply and demand report and the implications for the grain price outlook, including what the numbers suggest about export prospects ahead, during his weekly segment on the grain market trends.

00:12:56 – Dryland Soil Health Network:  K-State soil scientist Augustine Obour talks about the creation of a Dryland Soil Health Network, which will be launched at a special meeting hosted by K-State's Agricultural Research Center at Hays next Tuesday...this will be an ongoing collaboration of producers, scientists and others in the pursuit of knowledge on soil health management, and interested producers are urged to take part in this initial meeting.

00:24:19 – 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.


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.