Jul 10, 2020
• The weekly grain market update
• Last month’s weather is having negative repercussions for the corn crop
• 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 latest observations on the grain market trends: he talks about a pair of USDA reports that will be released today. Of particular interest: the corn numbers, which may be lower than expected.
00:12:43 – June Weather Brings July Worries: K-State cropping systems specialist Ignacio Ciampitti explains how June’s weather is having a negative impact on the growing corn crop. He also relays helpful information for entering the 2020 Kansas Corn Yield Contest.
00:24:14 – Ag News: The day's agricultural news headlines, and the latest “Kansas Wheat Scoop.”
00:32:31 – Kansas Weather: K-State climatologist Mary Knapp reports on Kansas agricultural weather.
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