Jun 5, 2020
• The weekly grain market update
• In-season nutrient management for corn
• Agricultural news, and the “Kansas Wheat Scoop”
• Kansas agricultural weather…
00:01:30 – Grain Market Update: K-State grain market economist Dan O'Brien highlights promising signs for an improved corn market, favorable indicators for harvest-time wheat prices, and soybean sales to China during his weekly segment on the grain market trends.
00:12:55 – Nutrient Management for Corn: K-State crop nutrient specialist Dorivar Ruiz-Diaz looks at in-season nutrient management for corn: options for applying supplemental nitrogen to corn stands at this stage of development, and the merits of applying sulfur and chloride to corn when soil nutrient conditions call for it.
00:24:12 – Ag News: The day's agricultural news headlines, and the latest “Kansas Wheat Scoop.”
00:32:17 – 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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